A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 47 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (29 miles). Unique identifier: at00qfbtkn. Ids that are associated to the event: at00qfbtkn. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sand Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -160.267° West, latitude 54.93° North, depth = 30 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 19:45:59 / August 19, 2020 @ 7:45 pm. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:45:59 / 7:45 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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