A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 113 km SE of Perryville, Alaska (70 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: at00qesxki. Unique identifier: at00qesxki. Global time and date of event 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 14:57:54 / August 9, 2020 @ 2:57 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Perryville in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:57:54 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -158.016° West, 55.121° North, depth 32 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 113 km SE of Perryville, Alaska.
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