A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 193 km W of Attu Station, Alaska (120 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 110 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: at00q3fx53. Ids that are associated to the event: at00q3fx53. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/01/20 / 2020-01-01 18:10:15 / January 1, 2020 @ 6:10 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Attu Station in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 170.342 East, latitude 52.63 North, depth = 110 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:10:15 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 193 km W of Attu Station, Alaska.
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