A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 76 km S of Kobuk, Alaska (47 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:56:22 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 3.3 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.3667 West, latitude 66.3303 North, depth = 3.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 10:56:22 / March 16, 2019 @ 10:56 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0193g7lf43, us1000jh0v. Id of event: ak0193g7lf43.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 76 km S of Kobuk, Alaska.
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