A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 66 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (41 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -144.9855° West, 69.7525° North, depth 2.7 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:22:57 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/12/18 / 2018-12-07 15:22:57 / December 7, 2018 @ 3:22 pm. Id of earthquake: ak20459899. Event ids that are associated: at00pjdhea, ak20459899, us1000i47l. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.7 km (2 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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