A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 104 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (65 miles). Id of earthquake: at00qelmli. Event ids that are associated: at00qelmli. Exact location, longitude -160.995° West, latitude 54.441° North, depth = 34 km. Global time and date of event 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 16:17:42 / August 5, 2020 @ 4:17 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sand Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:17:42 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34 km (21 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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