A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Nanwalek in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.02 West, latitude 59.341 North, depth = 93 km. The temblor was detected at 02:12:07 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Nanwalek in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 93 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qfhvg7. Id of event: at00qfhvg7. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 02:12:07 / August 23, 2020 @ 2:12 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 62 km W of Nanwalek, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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