Earthquake strikes 61km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska, Magnitude 4.5

A shallow earthquake of magnitude 4.5 was reported 61km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska, near North Slope, AK, USA at a depth of 20 km, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. An earthquake of this magnitude is considered to be light.

The reported time was Aug 12, 2018 at 11:30:07 UTZ. According to USGS it is possible that this earthquake could trigger a tsunami. Please visit OAA Tsunami Website to check for tsunami warnings.

Map of Earthquake

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