A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 181 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (112 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000aeln. Event ids that are associated: at00qc5kq6, us6000aeln. Exact location, longitude -179.0885° West, latitude 51.3091° North, depth = 61.71 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Adak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 03:08:35 / June 19, 2020 @ 3:08 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 61.71 km (38 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:08:35 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 181 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.
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