A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 75 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (47 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -153.163 West, latitude 59.68 North, depth = 114 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 17:39:55 / February 10, 2016 @ 5:39 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: at00o2ceej. Unique identifier: at00o2ceej. The epicenter was at a depth of 114 km (71 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:39:55 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 75 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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