A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Y in Alaska. A tsunami warning has been issued near Y in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:29:09 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/04/17 / 2017-04-26 03:29:09 / April 26, 2017 @ 3:29 am. All ids that are associated to the event: at00oozz0l, ak15819827. Unique identifier: ak15819827. Exact location of event, longitude -149.393 West, latitude 62.1906 North, depth = 34.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.9 km (22 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Knik-Fairview, Gateway, Wasilla (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 24 km E of Y, Alaska.
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