A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 70 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -144.71 West, latitude 69.6098 North, depth = 7.9 km. Event id: ak02056g5da. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00q3j8uw, ak02056g5da, us70006u62. The temblor was detected at 04:16:18 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/01/20 / 2020-01-03 13:16:18 / January 3, 2020 @ 1:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.9 km (5 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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