A earthquake with magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) was reported 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Sunday. Event id: at00o1gd6r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o1gd6r. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 10:30:27 / January 24, 2016 @ 10:30 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:30:27 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.317 West, latitude 59.592 North, depth = 142 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 142 km (88 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 100 km (62 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 86 km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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