A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (43 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 03:49:55 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak19584382. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19584382. Exact location of earthquake, -157.6327° West, 66.3621° North, depth 0.1 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/18 / 2018-05-16 12:49:55 / May 16, 2018 @ 12:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 69 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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