A major earthquake with magnitude 7.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 84 km SSE of Perryville, Alaska (52 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Perryville in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 7.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:12:44 / 6:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 06:12:44 / July 22, 2020 @ 6:12 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -158.594 West, latitude 55.22 North, depth = 13 km. Event id: at00qdux98. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qdux98.
Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. Each year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-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: 84 km SSE of Perryville, Alaska.
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