A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 83 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (52 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 16:35:09 / August 20, 2020 @ 4:35 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:35:09 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 42.3 km, -162.7665° West, 54.2014° North. Id of earthquake: us6000bhtz. Event ids that are associated: us6000bhtz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.3 km (26 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 one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. 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: 83 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska.
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