A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 73 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (45 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 13:32:24 / August 19, 2018 @ 1:32 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20115069, at00pdpmy2, us1000gd8z. Id of event: ak20115069. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:32:24 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.6 km, -144.8549° West, 69.6328° North.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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