A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (43 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.2172 West, latitude 66.2949 North, depth = 0 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0193eonx2u. Id of event: ak0193eonx2u. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 18:30:02 / March 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm. The temblor was reported at 09:30:02 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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