A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 101 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (63 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 58 km (36 miles). Exact location, longitude -179.769° West, latitude 50.454° North, depth = 58 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amatignak Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:20:13 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: at00q61rdp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00q61rdp. Global time and date of event 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 10:20:13 / February 21, 2020 @ 10:20 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 101 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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