A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 60 km SW of Kobuk, Alaska (37 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:52:47 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/19 / 2019-03-12 15:52:47 / March 12, 2019 @ 3:52 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak01939oejs4. Id of event: ak01939oejs4. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.9428 West, latitude 66.5591 North, depth = 4.5 km. 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 three, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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: 60 km SW of Kobuk, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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