A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 61 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (38 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kobuk in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -157.23° West, 66.374° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 15:31:33 / March 18, 2020 @ 3:31 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: at00q7eb4l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00q7eb4l. The temblor was detected at 06:31:33 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. 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: 61 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.
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