A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 108 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (67 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -144.5625 West, latitude 69.2143 North, depth = 9.1 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:14:05 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/19 / 2019-01-12 17:14:05 / January 12, 2019 @ 5:14 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.1 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: ak019k4nmjh. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019k4nmjh.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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