Magnitude 4 Light Earthquake Strikes 81km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska

A shallow magnitude 4 earthquake struck 81km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska, near North Slope, AK, USA at a depth of 10 km, according to the United States Geological Survey. An earthquake of this magnitude is considered to be light.

The reported time was Aug 12, 2018 at 04:53:12 UTZ. According to USGS it is possible that this earthquake could trigger a tsunami. Please visit OAA Tsunami Website to check for tsunami warnings. USGS reports that this quake event was manually reviewed.

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