A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km ESE of Whittier, Alaska (51 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.8 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 09:30:24 / July 11, 2017 @ 9:30 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -147.3657° West, latitude 60.386° North, depth = 7.8 km. Unique identifier: ak16327545. Ids that are associated to the event: at00osx6ep, ak16327545. A tsunami warning has been issued near Whittier in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:30:24 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 82 km ESE of Whittier, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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