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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Kobuk in Alaska

Earthquake location 66.3137S, -157.2058WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 67 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (42 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:08:58 / 10:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -157.2058° West, latitude 66.3137° North, depth = 11.9 km. Id of earthquake: ak01941nii59. Event ids that are associated: ak01941nii59. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/03/19 / 2019-03-29 07:08:58 / March 29, 2019 @ 7:08 am.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days seventy-five 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.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -157.2058° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 66.3137° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-29 07:08:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-29 07:19:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 178 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak01941nii59 Id of event.
Event Code 01941nii59 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak01941nii59, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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