A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 69 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (43 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -157.6017° West, 66.3519° North, depth 0 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:46:09 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 18:46:09 / March 18, 2020 @ 6:46 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak0203lawr9p. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0203lawr9p.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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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