A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 08:37:28 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 17:37:28 / January 24, 2016 @ 5:37 pm. Exact location, longitude -153.107° West, latitude 59.714° North, depth = 118 km. All ids that are associated to the event: at00o1gwyg. Unique identifier: at00o1gwyg. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 118 km (73 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 thirty-one, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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