A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 105.6 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o2ceyz, ak12795947. Id of event: ak12795947. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 17:52:12 / February 10, 2016 @ 5:52 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:52:12 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -153.1759° West, 59.727° North, depth 105.6 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 75 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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