A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The temblor was detected at 08:37:29 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.1189 West, latitude 59.7483 North, depth = 103.6 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o1gwyg, ak12500682. Id of event: ak12500682. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 17:37:29 / January 24, 2016 @ 5:37 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 103.6 km (64 miles).
The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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, 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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