A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 19:31:08 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -153.1395° West, 59.7916° North, depth 99.2 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 04:31:08 / July 10, 2017 @ 4:31 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16319100, at00osuxvv. Id of event: ak16319100. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 99.2 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 73 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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