A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 86 km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska (53 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 138 km (86 miles). Event id: at00o2tk0u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o2tk0u. Global time and date of event 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 00:00:30 / February 20, 2016 @ 12:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -153.335 West, latitude 59.614 North, depth = 138 km. The temblor was detected at 15:00:30 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 86 km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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