A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 66 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (41 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -144.9853° West, 69.7731° North, depth 0.1 km. Unique identifier: ak20077947. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20077947, at00pdcv7m, us1000g78d. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:02:08 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 16:02:08 / August 12, 2018 @ 4:02 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 66 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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