A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 63 km WSW of Haines, Alaska (39 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Haines in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:44:35 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 04:44:35 / August 18, 2017 @ 4:44 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00ouv6ib. Id of event: at00ouv6ib. Exact location of event, longitude -136.459 West, latitude 58.999 North, depth = 5 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-nine 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km WSW of Haines, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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