A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) strikes 245 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (152 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 20:05:48 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 20:05:48 / August 16, 2020 @ 8:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -171.1262 West, latitude 51.1005 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Atka in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qf6ahx, us6000bfpw, ak020aj20c11. Id of event: us6000bfpw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 245 km ESE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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