A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Sterling in Alaska. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sterling in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -150.121° West, latitude 60.7021° North, depth = 39.7 km. Event id: ak14378171. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00oh0jps, ak14378171. The temblor was detected at 13:27:27 / 1:27 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 22:27:27 / November 21, 2016 @ 10:27 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.7 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (36 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Eagle River, Kalifornsky, Elmendorf Air Force Base (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 39 km ENE of Sterling, Alaska.
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