A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Exact location, longitude -150.0552° West, latitude 60.9035° North, depth = 25.66 km. Event id: us2000508v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o2l4dm, us2000508v, ak12821200. The temblor was detected at 01:41:45 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.66 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 10:41:45 / February 15, 2016 @ 10:41 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchorage in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 36 km (22 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), 86 km (54 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Lakes, Tanaina (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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