A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 271 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (168 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/03/20 / 2020-03-20 07:53:26 / March 20, 2020 @ 7:53 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kodiak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -148.619° West, latitude 56.478° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70008crg. Event ids that are associated: at00q7hf91, us70008crg. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:53:26 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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