A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 12:37:41 / January 24, 2016 @ 12:37 pm. Exact location, longitude -153.151° West, latitude 59.707° North, depth = 109 km. Unique identifier: at00o1gj2t. Ids that are associated to the event: at00o1gj2t. The temblor was reported at 03:37:41 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer. Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six 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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