A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 58 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (36 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak02017daqk0. Unique identifier: ak02017daqk0. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.9 km (1 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:33:36 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 22:33:36 / January 26, 2020 @ 10:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -179.8679 West, latitude 51.051 North, depth = 0.9 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-seven, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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