A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us1000g795. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pdcx6h, us1000g795. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -144.507° West, 69.6006° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 16:44:40 / August 12, 2018 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 07:44:40 / 7:44 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).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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