A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 77 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (48 miles) on Tuesday. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:47:19 / 12:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -161.1441 West, latitude 54.7439 North, depth = 44.41 km. Event id: us6000b95f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b95f. The epicenter was at a depth of 44.41 km (28 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 12:47:19 / August 4, 2020 @ 12:47 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days eighty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 77 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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