A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 60 km WSW of Haines, Alaska (37 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Haines in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.8 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00ouv6ib, ak16550557, us2000a99n. Id of event: us2000a99n. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 04:44:36 / August 18, 2017 @ 4:44 am. Exact location of event, longitude -136.3938 West, latitude 58.9911 North, depth = 3.8 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:44:36 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km WSW of Haines, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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