A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported Kenai Peninsula, Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Kenai Peninsula, Alaska on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 73.97 km (46 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009xru. Event ids that are associated: us20009xru, ak16353291. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 23:42:39 / July 18, 2017 @ 11:42 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:42:39 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.8801 West, latitude 60.2444 North, depth = 73.97 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer, Kenai, Sterling. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 30 km (18 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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