A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 70 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -144.439 West, latitude 69.568 North, depth = 20 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 23:37:12 / September 10, 2018 @ 11:37 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: at00pev5m0. Unique identifier: at00pev5m0. The temblor was reported at 14:37:12 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 70 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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