A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 67 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles). Global time and date of event 07/12/18 / 2018-12-07 15:22:58 / December 7, 2018 @ 3:22 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:22:58 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter). Event id: at00pjdhea. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pjdhea. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 20 km, -144.96° West, 69.734° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 67 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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