A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 70 km S of Kobuk, Alaska (43 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak01941nijs5. Id of event: ak01941nijs5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.6 km (26 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:09:22 / 10:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.0236 West, latitude 66.2777 North, depth = 42.6 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/03/19 / 2019-03-29 07:09:22 / March 29, 2019 @ 7:09 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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