A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 58 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (36 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.2758 West, latitude 51.3306 North, depth = 40.12 km. All ids that are associated to the event: at00q3folw, us70006t5u. Unique identifier: us70006t5u. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amatignak Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/01/20 / 2020-01-01 15:05:56 / January 1, 2020 @ 3:05 pm. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:05:56 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.12 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 58 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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