A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, -152.5403° West, 59.8065° North, depth 85.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:39:36 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.6 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 22:39:36 / January 10, 2016 @ 10:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12455299. Id of event: ak12455299.
Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 39 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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