A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 58 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (36 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -144.2859° West, 69.6589° North, depth 8.6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 20:56:45 / August 12, 2018 @ 8:56 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.6 km (5 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:56:45 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ak20083386. Event ids that are associated: at00pdd8um, ak20083386.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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