A shallow earthquake of magnitude 6.4 was reported 65km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska, near North Slope, AK, USA at a depth of 0.1 km, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. An earthquake of this magnitude is considered to be strong.
The reported time was Aug 12, 2018 at 09:15:00 UTZ. According to USGS it is possible that this earthquake could trigger a tsunami. Please visit OAA Tsunami Website to check for tsunami warnings. This event report was generated automatically by the USGS.
13 people have reported feeling this tremor on the USGS website.
For updates on this quake, please visit the USGS Event Page.