A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 116 km NNW of Arctic Village, Alaska (72 miles). Exact location, longitude -146.3833° West, latitude 69.1248° North, depth = 6.7 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20286307. Id of event: ak20286307. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/10/18 / 2018-10-18 04:12:31 / October 18, 2018 @ 4:12 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:12:31 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 116 km NNW of Arctic Village, Alaska.
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