A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 60 km WSW of Haines, Alaska (37 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 04:44:36 / August 18, 2017 @ 4:44 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.8 km (2 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Haines in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: ak16550557. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00ouv6ib, ak16550557. Exact location of earthquake, -136.3938° West, 58.9911° North, depth 3.8 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:44:36 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 60 km WSW of Haines, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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