A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) strikes 210 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (130 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -171.193 West, latitude 51.689 North, depth = 43 km. Event id: at00qf6ahx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qf6ahx. The temblor was detected at 20:05:57 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 20:05:57 / August 16, 2020 @ 8:05 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 210 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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