A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Id of earthquake: at00o1go93. Event ids that are associated: at00o1go93. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.133 West, latitude 59.746 North, depth = 119 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 14:29:27 / January 24, 2016 @ 2:29 pm. The temblor was reported at 05:29:27 / 5:29 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). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 119 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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