A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 17:30:46 / August 12, 2018 @ 5:30 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g7aa. Unique identifier: us1000g7aa. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.839 West, latitude 69.6683 North, depth = 24.66 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.66 km (15 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:30:46 / 8:30 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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