A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (40 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 18:24:25 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.5 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10.5 km, -157.4026° West, 66.3529° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/03/19 / 2019-03-27 03:24:25 / March 27, 2019 @ 3:24 am. Event id: ak0193ya5cab. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0193ya5cab.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 65 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.
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