A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 80 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (50 miles). Exact location, longitude -145.0076° West, latitude 69.5885° North, depth = 18.1 km. Unique identifier: ak20284819. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20284819, at00pgpaji. The temblor was reported at 07:45:17 / 7:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/18 / 2018-10-16 16:45:17 / October 16, 2018 @ 4:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.1 km (11 miles). 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 four, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 80 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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