A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 05:30:21 / January 28, 2016 @ 5:30 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o1ndyl, us20004v8s, ak12542862. Id of event: us20004v8s. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:30:21 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -153.1901 West, latitude 59.7081 North, depth = 109.55 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109.55 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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