A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Sterling in Alaska. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:13:24 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.3 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak0202o37ath. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0202o37ath, at00q6cv2c. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sterling in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.7742 West, latitude 60.4539 North, depth = 36.3 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 10:13:24 / February 27, 2020 @ 10:13 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kenai, Kalifornsky, Sterling (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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