A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 72 km E of Sand Point, Alaska (45 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.71 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 08:13:29 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000asy0. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000asy0. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 08:13:29 / July 22, 2020 @ 8:13 am. Exact location of event, longitude -159.3719 West, latitude 55.2233 North, depth = 36.71 km.
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 thirteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fifty-one 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 72 km E of Sand Point, Alaska.
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