A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 124 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (77 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -159.5512° West, 54.3577° North, depth 18.1 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:05:57 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:05 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:05:57 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020dgwzz9j. Unique identifier: ak020dgwzz9j. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.1 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and five 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 124 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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