A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 165 km W of Sitka, Alaska (103 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19859671. Id of event: ak19859671. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/07/18 / 2018-07-12 18:07:12 / July 12, 2018 @ 6:07 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:07:12 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -138.034 West, latitude 57.2701 North, depth = 0.1 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 165 km W of Sitka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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