A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 55 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (34 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:44:03 / 8:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.3498 West, latitude 66.4425 North, depth = 24.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 05:44:03 / October 18, 2019 @ 5:44 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.9 km (15 miles). Event id: ak019ddcmles. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019ddcmles.
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 six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 55 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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