A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The epicenter was at a depth of 101.7 km (63 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o1r5lm, ak12566945. Id of event: ak12566945. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 06:20:10 / January 30, 2016 @ 6:20 am UTC/GMT. 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 reported at 21:20:10 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -153.0387° West, latitude 59.8132° North, depth = 101.7 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer. Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 three, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 67 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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