A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 80 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (50 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.2393 West, latitude 66.2027 North, depth = 5.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:31:24 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak0197mmywp3. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0197mmywp3. Global time and date of event 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 06:31:24 / June 15, 2019 @ 6:31 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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