A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 71 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (44 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -157.4706° West, latitude 66.3104° North, depth = 32.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/03/19 / 2019-03-23 23:21:57 / March 23, 2019 @ 11:21 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0193rzw1o9. Unique identifier: ak0193rzw1o9. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.9 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:21:57 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 71 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.
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