A major earthquake magnitude 7.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Old Iliamna in Alaska. A tsunami warning has been issued near Old Iliamna in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 127.84 km, -153.4521° West, 59.6585° North. The temblor was detected at 01:30:30 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: at00o1gd6r, us10004gqp, ak12496371. Unique identifier: us10004gqp. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 10:30:30 / January 24, 2016 @ 10:30 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 127.84 km (79 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 107 km (66 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. Every year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 83 km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska.
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