A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 63 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (39 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 10.8 km, -157.4704° West, 66.3917° North. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:34:36 / 6:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak019g675trf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019g675trf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.8 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/12/19 / 2019-12-18 03:34:36 / December 18, 2019 @ 3:34 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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