A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:54:29 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak12496923. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12496923. Exact location of event, longitude -153.0812 West, latitude 59.7835 North, depth = 103 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103 km (64 miles). Global time and date of event 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 10:54:29 / January 24, 2016 @ 10:54 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
How would you describe the shaking?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 70 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.