A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 88 km SE of King Cove, Alaska (55 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 16:17:40 / August 5, 2020 @ 4:17 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qelmli, us6000b9r9. Id of event: us6000b9r9. Exact location of event, depth 4.77 km, -161.2001° West, 54.5997° North. The temblor was picked up at 16:17:40 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.77 km (3 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near King Cove in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 thirty-eight, in the past 30 days seventy-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 88 km SE of King Cove, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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