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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Kobuk in Alaska

Earthquake location 66.2988S, -156.9945WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 68 km S of Kobuk, Alaska (42 miles). Exact location of event, depth 15 km, -156.9945° West, 66.2988° North. Unique identifier: ak01939ov9hd. Ids that are associated to the event: ak01939ov9hd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:31:19 / 7:31 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/03/19 / 2019-03-12 16:31:19 / March 12, 2019 @ 4:31 pm.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km S of Kobuk, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.9945° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 66.2988° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km S of Kobuk, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-12 16:31:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-12 16:40:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 199 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak01939ov9hd Id of event.
Event Code 01939ov9hd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak01939ov9hd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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