A 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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