A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 88.4 km (55 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 20:38:33 / April 7, 2017 @ 8:38 pm. 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 picked up at 11:38:33 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -152.6293° West, 59.9671° North, depth 88.4 km. Unique identifier: ak15703680. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15703680, at00oo2408.
Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalifornsky, Homer. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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