A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/03/19 / 2019-03-17 13:13:18 / March 17, 2019 @ 1:13 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -144.1645° West, 69.5498° North. The temblor was picked up at 04:13:18 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000jhg7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jhg7, ak0193hwnu43.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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