A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 56 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska (35 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 19:24:07 / 7:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Amatignak Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60007gae. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00q4pdw7, us60007gae. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.58 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 07:24:07 / January 26, 2020 @ 7:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -179.9124 West, latitude 51.2491 North, depth = 35.58 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 56 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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