A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (43 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -157.5944° West, latitude 66.3548° North, depth = 15.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/03/19 / 2019-03-30 03:06:17 / March 30, 2019 @ 3:06 am. The temblor was reported at 18:06:17 / 6:06 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.8 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak019438nic6. Event ids that are associated: ak019438nic6, us2000k7hq.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 69 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.
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