A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/12/16 / 2016-12-23 14:23:30 / December 23, 2016 @ 2:23 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 94.2 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak14779984. Event ids that are associated: at00oin6n6, ak14779984. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:23:30 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.9093 West, latitude 59.5424 North, depth = 94.2 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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