A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported south of Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:08:19 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: at00qeai5v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qeai5v. Global time and date of event 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 16:08:19 / July 30, 2020 @ 4:08 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -158.256 West, latitude 54.906 North, depth = 20 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days seventy-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: south of Alaska.
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