A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) strikes 21 km ENE of Perryville, Alaska (13 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: ak020a7dzo4b. Event ids that are associated: ak020a7dzo4b. Global time and date of event 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 14:58:00 / August 9, 2020 @ 2:58 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -158.8266 West, latitude 55.9851 North, depth = 37.4 km. The temblor was detected at 14:58:00 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.4 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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