A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 64 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (40 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:27:23 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20083565. Unique identifier: ak20083565. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 21:27:23 / August 12, 2018 @ 9:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -144.2274° West, latitude 69.5913° North, depth = 14.4 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.4 km (9 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 64 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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