A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (42 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/19 / 2019-03-06 21:33:14 / March 6, 2019 @ 9:33 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.3 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.1853 West, latitude 66.3088 North, depth = 9.3 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0192zumrhu. Id of event: ak0192zumrhu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:33:14 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 68 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.
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