A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 65 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (40 miles). Unique identifier: ak019ddh6gwg. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019ddh6gwg. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:08:59 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -157.4658 West, latitude 66.3699 North, depth = 0 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 13:08:59 / October 18, 2019 @ 1:08 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 65 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.
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