A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 67 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (42 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:31:33 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 15:31:33 / March 18, 2020 @ 3:31 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak0203l91abz. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008huz, ak0203l91abz, at00q7eb4l. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kobuk in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.1216 West, latitude 66.3026 North, depth = 9 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven 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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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: 67 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.
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