A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 37 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (23 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.45 km (28 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -160.374° West, 55.0037° North, depth 45.45 km. All ids that are associated to the event: at00qfbtkn, us6000bhbu. Unique identifier: us6000bhbu. The temblor was detected at 19:45:59 / 7:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 19:45:59 / August 19, 2020 @ 7:45 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sand Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 37 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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