A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) strikes 61 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska (38 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.34 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.9779 West, latitude 51.169 North, depth = 21.34 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70007qeb. Event ids that are associated: ak02017daqk0, us70007qeb. Global time and date of event 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 22:33:39 / January 26, 2020 @ 10:33 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 10:33:39 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days one hundred and six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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