A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0204x6xafj, us70008xjn. Id of event: ak0204x6xafj. The temblor was picked up at 05:14:39 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -149.2187° West, 61.1286° North, depth 16 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/20 / 2020-04-16 14:14:39 / April 16, 2020 @ 2:14 pm.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meadow Lakes, Tanaina, Lakes.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-three 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km ESE of Anchorage, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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