A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 107.2 km (67 miles). Event id: ak12498869. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o1go93, ak12498869. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:29:28 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -153.1435° West, latitude 59.7495° North, depth = 107.2 km. Global time and date of event 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 14:29:28 / January 24, 2016 @ 2:29 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
Did you feel anything?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 73 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.