A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 58 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (36 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:11:31 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 20 km, -144.77° West, 69.786° North. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 16:11:31 / August 12, 2018 @ 4:11 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: at00pdcvn7. Event ids that are associated: at00pdcvn7.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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