A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 62 km WSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (39 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20257376. Unique identifier: ak20257376. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:41:00 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/18 / 2018-09-18 12:41:00 / September 18, 2018 @ 12:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 6.5 km, -144.9818° West, 69.8259° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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