A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Tuesday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:50:07 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -153.027 West, latitude 59.8409 North, depth = 106.2 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 09:50:07 / March 7, 2017 @ 9:50 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 106.2 km (66 miles). Event id: ak15449591. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15449591.
Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 67 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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