A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.55 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 21:26:40 / July 24, 2017 @ 9:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 101.55 km, -152.5432° West, 59.6188° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:26:40 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a0j0. Unique identifier: us2000a0j0.
Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 43 km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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