A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Y in Alaska on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 19:07:55 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.241 West, latitude 62.1041 North, depth = 19.59 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Y in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.59 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: at00otku57, us2000a0by, ak16371194. Unique identifier: us2000a0by. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 04:07:55 / July 24, 2017 @ 4:07 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km WSW of Y, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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