A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was reported 56 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (35 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 12:31:15 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 00:31:15 / March 2, 2020 @ 12:31 am. Exact location of event, longitude -179.8728 West, latitude 51.1072 North, depth = 18.6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: at00q6jis5, ak0202uji70m, us600087lz. Unique identifier: us600087lz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.6 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Amatignak Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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