Magnitude 6.4 Strong Earthquake Strikes 65km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska

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.

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

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