A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 74 km SW of Atka, Alaska (46 miles) on Thursday. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:25:08 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 39.33 km, -174.9731° West, 51.7236° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c3t7. Id of event: us6000c3t7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.33 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 10:25:08 / October 1, 2020 @ 10:25 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. 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: 74 km SW of Atka, Alaska.
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