A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 56 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (35 miles) on Sunday. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:30:25 / 12:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.2358 West, latitude 69.6704 North, depth = 15.2 km. Id of earthquake: ak20083580. Event ids that are associated: ak20083580. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 21:30:25 / August 12, 2018 @ 9:30 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.2 km (9 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 56 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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