A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 73 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (45 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pdcua9, us1000g77y. Id of event: us1000g77y. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.8185 West, latitude 69.6136 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 15:42:07 / August 12, 2018 @ 3:42 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:42:07 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 73 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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