A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 97 kilometers (60 miles) from Homer in Alaska. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 69 km (43 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -152.397 West, latitude 58.882 North, depth = 69 km. Event id: at00o6dz18. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o6dz18. The temblor was detected at 22:17:32 / 10:17 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/04/16 / 2016-04-29 08:17:32 / April 29, 2016 @ 8:17 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Homer 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). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 97 km SSW of Homer, Alaska.
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