A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 77 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (48 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/18 / 2018-09-20 09:28:00 / September 20, 2018 @ 9:28 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:28:00 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -144.7269 West, latitude 69.5528 North, depth = 0 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20259185. Id of event: ak20259185.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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