A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 125 km SSE of Perryville, Alaska (78 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 12:52:57 / August 8, 2020 @ 12:52 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Perryville in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 2 km (1 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qeqx49. Id of event: at00qeqx49. Exact location of earthquake, -158.339° West, 54.882° North, depth 2 km. The temblor was reported at 12:52:57 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 eleven, in the past 30 days ninety-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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