A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/01/16 / 2016-01-25 08:06:41 / January 25, 2016 @ 8:06 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 122 km (76 miles). Event id: at00o1i175. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o1i175. 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 23:06:41 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -153.129° West, 59.785° North, depth 122 km.
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). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 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 fourty, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. 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: 72 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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