A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 67 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (42 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 15:31:33 / March 18, 2020 @ 3:31 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -157.2112° West, 66.3148° North. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:31:33 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008huz, at00q7eb4l, ak0203l91abz. Id of event: us60008huz. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kobuk in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 67 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.
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