A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 66 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (41 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:38:06 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 21:38:06 / August 12, 2018 @ 9:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -144.132° West, latitude 69.562° North, depth = 20 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: at00pddari. Unique identifier: at00pddari.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-five, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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