A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 72 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (45 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g7c6, ak20081352. Id of event: us1000g7c6. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:38:28 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 19:38:28 / August 12, 2018 @ 7:38 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -144.7292 West, latitude 69.6061 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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