A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 71 km S of Kobuk, Alaska (44 miles). Global time and date of event 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 18:45:54 / March 18, 2020 @ 6:45 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 09:45:54 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.6 km (8 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -157.1731 West, latitude 66.2809 North, depth = 12.6 km. Event id: ak0203lawn2d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0203lawn2d.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km S of Kobuk, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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