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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - NORTHERN ALASKA on Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - NORTHERN ALASKA on Tuesday, 14 August 2018
Aug 14 14:56: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.3.
Aug 14 15:06: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.2.
Date & time: Tue, 14 Aug 14:49:58 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 69.6°N / 144.21°W
Nearest volcano: Buzzard Creek (642 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 14 Aug
Tue, 14 Aug 14:49 UTCM 4.2- 63km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska[Map]USGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 14 Aug 15:32 UTCM 3.3 - [info] (634 km) NORTHERN ALASKA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 14 Aug 15:56 UTCM 3.3 - [info] (646 km) NORTHERN ALASKA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 14 Aug 15:57 UTCM 3.3 / 19 km - [info] (651 km) NORTHERN ALASKA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 14 Aug 16:01 UTCM 2.9 / 1 km - [info] (638 km)- 67km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 16:53 UTCM 4.6 / 13 km - [info] (634 km) NORTHERN ALASKA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 14 Aug 17:04 UTCM 3.7 - [info] (636 km) NORTHERN ALASKA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 14 Aug 17:38 UTCM 2.6 - [info] (640 km)- 65km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 17:40 UTCM 2.8 - [info] (632 km)- 83km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 17:45 UTCM 4.0 / 2 km - [info] (626 km) NORTHERN ALASKA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 14 Aug 18:07 UTCM 3.3 / 6 km - [info] (634 km) NORTHERN ALASKA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 14 Aug 18:20 UTCM 4.0 / 8 km - [info] (628 km) NORTHERN ALASKA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 14 Aug 19:10 UTCM 2.8 / 4.4 km - [info] (629 km)- 79km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska
I FELT IT
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 19:26 UTCM 2.6 / 10 km - [info] (639 km)- 66km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 19:50 UTCM 2.9 / 10 km - [info] (638 km)- 68km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 20:11 UTCM 2.9 / 10 km - [info] (634 km)- 82km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 20:38 UTCM 3.1 / 5 km - [info] (627 km)- 78km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 20:49 UTCM 3.5 / 5.1 km - [info] (631 km)- 74km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 22:36 UTCM 2.6 - [info] (637 km)- 67km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 22:50 UTCM 3.1 - [info] (632 km)- 78km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 22:50 UTCM 3.2 / 4 km - [info] (634 km) NORTHERN ALASKA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 14 Aug 23:08 UTCM 2.6 - [info] (638 km)- 69km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 23:09 UTCM 2.9 / 12.1 km - [info] (650 km)- 57km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 23:17 UTCM 2.9 / 10 km - [info] (649 km)- 56km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 23:28 UTCM 3.4 / 10 km - [info] (653 km) NORTHERN ALASKA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 14 Aug 23:38 UTCM 3.0 - [info] (626 km) NORTHERN ALASKA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 14 Aug 23:40 UTCM 2.8 - [info] (634 km)- 89km S of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 23:46 UTCM 3.3 - [info] (635 km) NORTHERN ALASKA
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 15 Aug (23 earthquakes)
Wed, 15 Aug 00:08 UTCM 2.9 / 3.6 km - [info] (639 km)- 68km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska[Map]USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 00:27 UTCM 2.6 - [info] (641 km)- 64km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska[Map]USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 01:45 UTCM 3.0 / 14 km - [info] (649 km) NORTHERN ALASKA[Map]EMSC
Wed, 15 Aug 01:50 UTCM 2.7 / 0.9 km - [info] (637 km)- 68km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska[Map]USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 02:17 UTCM 2.7 - [info] (639 km)- 66km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska[Map]USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 02:19 UTCM 2.8 - [info] (638 km)- 66km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska[Map]USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 02:28 UTCM 2.8 / 11.7 km - [info] (642 km)- 63km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska[Map]USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 02:47 UTCM 3.8 - [info] (641 km) NORTHERN ALASKA[Map]EMSC
Wed, 15 Aug 02:59 UTCM 3.0 - [info] (633 km) NORTHERN ALASKA[Map]EMSC
Wed, 15 Aug 03:28 UTCM 2.7 / 7.1 km - [info] (652 km)- 53km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska[Map]USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 03:41 UTCM 2.7 - [info] (631 km)- 76km S of Kaktovik, Alaska[Map]USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 04:21 UTCM 3.3 / 35 km - [info] (630 km) NORTHERN ALASKA[Map]EMSC
Wed, 15 Aug 06:08 UTCM 3.9 - [info] (639 km) NORTHERN ALASKA[Map]EMSC
Wed, 15 Aug 06:13 UTCM 2.9 / 1.3 km - [info] (638 km)- 66km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska[Map]USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 07:08 UTCM 2.7 / 0.8 km - [info] (639 km)- 66km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 07:50 UTCM 2.7 - [info] (637 km)- 68km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 08:01 UTCM 3.3 - [info] (636 km) NORTHERN ALASKA
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 15 Aug 08:37 UTCM 2.9 / 2.6 km - [info] (642 km)- 66km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 08:41 UTCM 2.7 / 0.4 km - [info] (638 km)- 79km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 09:08 UTCM 2.6 - [info] (635 km)- 72km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 09:19 UTCM 3.7 - [info] (637 km) NORTHERN ALASKA
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 15 Aug 09:47 UTCM 3.5 - [info] (634 km) NORTHERN ALASKA
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 15 Aug 09:49 UTCM 2.6 - [info] (639 km)- 68km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska
[Map]
USGS

 

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