A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 57 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (35 miles). Global time and date of event 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 21:47:40 / August 12, 2018 @ 9:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -144.1876° West, latitude 69.6062° North, depth = 8.8 km. Id of earthquake: ak20084610. Event ids that are associated: ak20084610, us1000g7f2. The temblor was picked up at 12:47:40 / 12:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-eight, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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