A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 63 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (39 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.4951 West, latitude 69.5334 North, depth = 3.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/03/19 / 2019-03-13 02:42:26 / March 13, 2019 @ 2:42 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:42:26 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak0193b44wv6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00poaa6s, ak0193b44wv6, us1000jehi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.8 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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