A earthquake with magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 72 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (45 miles). The 6.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:58:53 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 14:58:53 / August 12, 2018 @ 2:58 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: at00pdcsa7, ak20076877. Unique identifier: ak20076877. Exact location of event, depth 3.1 km, -145.1399° West, 69.7466° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.1 km (2 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 72 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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