A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The temblor was picked up at 09:33:08 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -152.5448° West, latitude 59.2538° North, depth = 58.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16781585. Unique identifier: ak16781585. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.2 km (36 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 19:33:08 / September 8, 2017 @ 7:33 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer. Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Questions or comments?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 70 km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.