A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 63 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (39 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:39:33 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -144.7739° West, 69.7228° North. Event id: us1000g77v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g77v, ak20077896. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 15:39:33 / August 12, 2018 @ 3:39 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 63 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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