A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes northern Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.8 km (2 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:59:26 / 11:59 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20385802, us1000huwr. Id of event: ak20385802. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/11/18 / 2018-11-21 11:59:26 / November 21, 2018 @ 11:59 am. Exact location of event, depth 2.8 km, -166.7269° West, 65.578° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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