A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Y in Alaska. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -149.5441 West, latitude 62.0661 North, depth = 49.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 10:43:33 / August 21, 2017 @ 10:43 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:43:33 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 49.5 km (31 miles). Id of earthquake: ak16596943. Event ids that are associated: ak16596943, us2000aa4q.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River, Knik-Fairview (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel it?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km ESE of Y, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.