A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (42 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019400r8q9, us2000k6e5. Id of event: ak019400r8q9. Exact location of earthquake, -157.6019° West, 66.3669° North, depth 14.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.8 km (9 miles). 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: 28/03/19 / 2019-03-28 08:40:04 / March 28, 2019 @ 8:40 am. The temblor was detected at 23:40:04 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 68 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.
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