A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 110.9 km (69 miles). Exact location, longitude -153.0316° West, latitude 59.8293° North, depth = 110.9 km. 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 12:17:12 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/02/16 / 2016-02-09 21:17:12 / February 9, 2016 @ 9:17 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: at00o2atsp, ak12793320. Unique identifier: ak12793320.
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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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