A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 19:40:50 / November 6, 2016 @ 7:40 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.59 km (3 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:40:50 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -148.2049 West, latitude 61.7195 North, depth = 5.59 km. Event id: us100075w1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100075w1.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River, Knik-Fairview (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km ESE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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