A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 44 km WNW of Kobuk, Alaska (27 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.4 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/12/16 / 2016-12-23 00:43:51 / December 23, 2016 @ 12:43 am. Event id: ak14778379. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14778379. The temblor was picked up at 15:43:51 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -157.8495 West, latitude 67.0172 North, depth = 5.4 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 44 km WNW of Kobuk, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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