A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Y in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, -149.7041° West, 62.3438° North, depth 52.7 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Y in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/07/15 / 2015-07-21 03:08:32 / July 21, 2015 @ 3:08 am. The temblor was picked up at 19:08:32 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak11651501. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00nrti29, ak11651501. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.7 km (33 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Knik-Fairview, Gateway, Palmer.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 21 km NNE of Y, Alaska.
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