A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 57 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (35 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 10:39:31 / December 7, 2020 @ 10:39 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: at00qkytlx, ak020fprzg6z. Unique identifier: ak020fprzg6z. The temblor was picked up at 10:39:31 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 17.7 km (11 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.2451 West, latitude 69.6643 North, depth = 17.7 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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