A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 117 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska (73 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:20:07 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209dhbpcm. Id of event: ak0209dhbpcm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.7 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -158.9584° West, latitude 54.7645° North, depth = 9.7 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 06:20:07 / July 22, 2020 @ 6:20 am.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 117 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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