A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 85 km WSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (53 miles). Exact location, longitude -145.4994° West, latitude 69.7178° North, depth = 10.2 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 13:35:45 / August 13, 2018 @ 1:35 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:35:45 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.2 km (6 miles). Event id: ak20097611. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pdej3l, ak20097611, us1000g7zh.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 85 km WSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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