A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (43 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 11:02:12 / July 22, 2020 @ 11:02 am. Exact location, longitude -160.5043° West, latitude 54.7104° North, depth = 35.46 km. The temblor was detected at 11:02:12 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000at0f. Id of event: us7000at0f. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.46 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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