A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 74 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (46 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -144.6729° West, latitude 69.5679° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pdcty4, us1000g77p. Id of event: us1000g77p. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:34:50 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 15:34:50 / August 12, 2018 @ 3:34 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twelve 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 quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 74 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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