A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 73 km ESE of King Cove, Alaska (45 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bb4r. Id of event: us6000bb4r. Exact location of event, depth 41.73 km, -161.2622° West, 54.7993° North. The temblor was picked up at 14:42:55 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 14:42:55 / August 8, 2020 @ 2:42 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.73 km (26 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 73 km ESE of King Cove, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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