A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 64 km E of Sand Point, Alaska (40 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sand Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -159.48° West, 55.282° North, depth 21 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qdx5mf. Id of event: at00qdx5mf. The temblor was reported at 11:08:39 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 21 km (13 miles). Global time and date of event 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 11:08:39 / July 23, 2020 @ 11:08 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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