A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 87 km WSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (54 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 19:07:49 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/19 / 2019-03-10 04:07:49 / March 10, 2019 @ 4:07 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.3 km (8 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -145.5555° West, latitude 69.7076° North, depth = 12.3 km. Unique identifier: ak019366iacs. Ids that are associated to the event: at00po4u51, ak019366iacs.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 87 km WSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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