A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 51 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (32 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 19:45:58 / August 19, 2020 @ 7:45 pm. Id of earthquake: ak020ao09wft. Event ids that are associated: ak020ao09wft. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.4 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -160.3189° West, 54.8846° North, depth 36.4 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:45:58 / 7:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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