A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (40 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.1744 West, latitude 69.5797 North, depth = 0 km. Unique identifier: ak20101921. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20101921. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:51:26 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 21:51:26 / August 13, 2018 @ 9:51 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 65 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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