A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (50 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: at00pdcxkq, us1000g79b. Unique identifier: us1000g79b. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 16:53:12 / August 12, 2018 @ 4:53 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -145.1472° West, 69.6266° North. The temblor was detected at 07:53:12 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter).
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 twenty-seven, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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