A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 66 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (41 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.4 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 05:54:50 / October 6, 2020 @ 5:54 am. Exact location, longitude -159.8558° West, latitude 54.8617° North, depth = 21.4 km. The temblor was detected at 05:54:50 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ak020cv5s0vm. Event ids that are associated: ak020cv5s0vm.
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 four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-five 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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