A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 68 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (42 miles). Id of earthquake: ak0193gcw8ia. Event ids that are associated: ak0193gcw8ia. Exact location of earthquake, -157.2173° West, 66.3073° North, depth 0 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:46:52 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 19:46:52 / March 16, 2019 @ 7:46 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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