A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 66 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (41 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jkr4. Id of event: us1000jkr4. The temblor was reported at 08:43:58 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/03/19 / 2019-03-23 17:43:58 / March 23, 2019 @ 5:43 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -157.2138 West, latitude 66.3237 North, depth = 5 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 66 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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