A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 70 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 12:24:11 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0.7 km (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -144.3303° West, 69.5469° North, depth 0.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 21:24:11 / August 12, 2018 @ 9:24 pm. Event id: ak20083554. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20083554.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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