A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 58 km ESE of Whittier, Alaska (36 miles). Exact location of event, depth 4.4 km, -147.6151° West, 60.5778° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.4 km (3 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:44:11 / 7:44 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak19231862. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00p7155p, us2000dy4d, ak19231862. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 16:44:11 / April 11, 2018 @ 4:44 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Whittier in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 58 km ESE of Whittier, Alaska.
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