Earthquake reported at 56km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska, Magnitude 5

A shallow magnitude 5 earthquake was reported 56km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska, near North Slope, AK, USA at a depth of 15.2 km, according to the United States Geological Survey. An earthquake of this magnitude is considered to be moderate.

The temblor occurred at Aug 12, 2018 at 09:30:25 UTZ. This event report was generated automatically by the USGS.

Map showing center of Earthquake

For updates on this quake, please visit the USGS Event Page.

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