A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 76 km S of Kobuk, Alaska (47 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 01:56:26 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000jh0v. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jh0v, ak0193g7lf43. Exact location of event, longitude -157.1611 West, latitude 66.233 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 10:56:26 / March 16, 2019 @ 10:56 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 76 km S of Kobuk, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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