A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 66 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (41 miles). Unique identifier: us1000g7ap. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g7ap. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 17:54:26 / August 12, 2018 @ 5:54 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.72 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:54:26 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 20.72 km, -144.7901° West, 69.6854° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 66 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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