A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 83 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (52 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -153.3085 West, latitude 59.6973 North, depth = 110 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 10:37:20 / January 24, 2016 @ 10:37 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 110 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:37:20 / 1:37 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12560159. Id of event: ak12560159.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-nine, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 83 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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