A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 117 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (73 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019guwi7r. Id of event: ak019guwi7r. Exact location of event, depth 14.8 km, -144.6339° West, 69.1434° North. The temblor was picked up at 10:36:37 / 10:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.8 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/01/19 / 2019-01-10 19:36:37 / January 10, 2019 @ 7:36 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 117 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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