A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 56 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (35 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.92 km (24 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Sand Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:07:08 / 3:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 03:07:08 / July 24, 2020 @ 3:07 am. Exact location of earthquake, -160.6905° West, 54.8383° North, depth 38.92 km. Event id: us6000b355. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b355, at00qdydzw.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 56 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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