A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (48 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 55 km, -179.918° West, 50.771° North. Id of earthquake: at00q4pbw3. Event ids that are associated: at00q4pbw3. Global time and date of event 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 06:40:51 / January 26, 2020 @ 6:40 am UTC/GMT. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:40:51 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amatignak Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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