A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 65 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (40 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.875 West, latitude 50.924 North, depth = 1 km. The temblor was reported at 18:31:55 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00q4pbh7. Id of event: at00q4pbh7. 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: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 06:31:55 / January 26, 2020 @ 6:31 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 65 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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