A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 85 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (53 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/18 / 2018-08-18 04:52:58 / August 18, 2018 @ 4:52 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -145.2768° West, 69.6238° North, depth 8.9 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: ak20110135. Ids that are associated to the event: at00pdn48c, ak20110135. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.9 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:52:58 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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