A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:37:42 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o1gj2t, us10004gs4, ak12497661. Id of event: ak12497661. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -153.1618 West, latitude 59.7293 North, depth = 107 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107 km (66 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 12:37:42 / January 24, 2016 @ 12:37 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 75 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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