A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 26 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (16 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -160.4806 West, latitude 55.0965 North, depth = 44.13 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 19:34:39 / July 27, 2020 @ 7:34 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qe57pr, us6000b4yh. Id of event: us6000b4yh. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sand Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:34:39 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 44.13 km (27 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 26 km S of Sand Point, Alaska.
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