A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 54 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (34 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20083478, at00pdd9p2. Id of event: ak20083478. The temblor was reported at 12:15:01 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -144.3941° West, 69.5156° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 21:15:01 / August 12, 2018 @ 9:15 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.
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