A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 38 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (24 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -160.33° West, 55.004° North, depth 60 km. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:12:17 / 9:12 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 09:12:17 / July 29, 2020 @ 9:12 am. Unique identifier: at00qe848h. Ids that are associated to the event: at00qe848h. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sand Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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