A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Wednesday. 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 detected at 20:30:21 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 05:30:21 / January 28, 2016 @ 5:30 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 122 km, -153.177° West, 59.746° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 122 km (76 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: at00o1ndyl. Unique identifier: at00o1ndyl.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 75 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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