A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Homer in Alaska on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.1 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak18693299. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00p5iepb, ak18693299. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:22:24 / 6:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -151.9817 West, latitude 59.2308 North, depth = 39.1 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/18 / 2018-03-13 03:22:24 / March 13, 2018 @ 3:22 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Homer in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer. Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 52 km SSW of Homer, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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