A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchorage in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 10:41:47 / February 15, 2016 @ 10:41 am. The temblor was reported at 01:41:47 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 44.9 km (28 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0164 West, latitude 60.8933 North, depth = 44.9 km. Event id: ak12821200. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o2l4dm, us2000508v, ak12821200.
Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Lakes, Kalifornsky (min 5000 pop).
Every 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 five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km SSW of Anchorage, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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