A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (39 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -144.4122 West, latitude 69.6269 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:42:25 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/19 / 2019-03-13 02:42:25 / March 13, 2019 @ 2:42 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00poaa6s, us1000jehi, ak0193b44wv6. Id of event: us1000jehi.
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 three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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