A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 76 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (47 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.3 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -157.3134° West, 66.243° North, depth 4.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0203l9574j. Unique identifier: ak0203l9574j. Global time and date of event 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 15:49:57 / March 18, 2020 @ 3:49 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:49:57 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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