A major earthquake magnitude 7.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 91 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (57 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 40.12 km (25 miles). Global time and date of event 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 20:54:40 / October 19, 2020 @ 8:54 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000c9hg. Ids that are associated to the event: at00qigvf4, us6000c9hg, pt20293005, ak020dgwp0mk. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sand Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:54:40 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -159.6752° West, latitude 54.662° North, depth = 40.12 km.
Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. There are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 91 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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