A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -153.1474° West, latitude 59.7503° North, depth = 104.7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/17 / 2017-10-19 05:35:37 / October 19, 2017 @ 5:35 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:35:37 / 8:35 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak17082078. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17082078. The epicenter was at a depth of 104.7 km (65 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 74 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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