A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) strikes 123 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (76 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.21 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 06:20:07 / July 22, 2020 @ 6:20 am. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:20:07 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000aswr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209dhbpcm, us7000aswr. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -158.9076 West, latitude 54.7132 North, depth = 26.21 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-four 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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