A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Nanwalek in Alaska on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -152.506° West, latitude 59.462° North, depth = 74 km. Id of earthquake: at00qfhkz4. Event ids that are associated: at00qfhkz4. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 22:25:52 / August 22, 2020 @ 10:25 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 74 km (46 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Nanwalek in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:25:52 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 35 km WNW of Nanwalek, Alaska.
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