A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 75 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (47 miles). Global time and date of event 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 07:26:01 / January 28, 2016 @ 7:26 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.7 km (62 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -153.1373° West, 59.7826° North, depth 99.7 km. Id of earthquake: ak12544633. Event ids that are associated: us20004v94, ak12544633. The temblor was picked up at 22:26:01 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days sixty-three, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
Did you feel anything?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 75 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.