A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 50 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska (31 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 20:42:02 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 08:42:02 / March 3, 2020 @ 8:42 am. Exact location, longitude -179.8356° West, latitude 51.2247° North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us600088i8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0202wbvc1u, us600088i8.
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 50 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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