A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, -153.1033° West, 59.7562° North, depth 105.2 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/01/16 / 2016-01-25 08:06:41 / January 25, 2016 @ 8:06 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 23:06:41 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o1i175, us10004h0l, ak12507051. Id of event: ak12507051. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 105.2 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 74 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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