A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 135 km SSE of Perryville, Alaska (84 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 12:52:58 / August 8, 2020 @ 12:52 pm. The temblor was reported at 12:52:58 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -158.2608 West, latitude 54.8011 North, depth = 24.7 km. Unique identifier: ak020a5p89cv. Ids that are associated to the event: at00qeqx49, us6000bb42, ak020a5p89cv. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.7 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Perryville in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days ninety-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.
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