A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 73 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (45 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -144.7802 West, latitude 69.5357 North, depth = 2.5 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:42:06 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20077903. Event ids that are associated: at00pdcua9, ak20077903, us1000g77y. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 15:42:06 / August 12, 2018 @ 3:42 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.5 km (2 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 73 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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