A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 133 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (83 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6532 West, latitude 54.2393 North, depth = 15.52 km. The temblor was detected at 21:32:19 / 9:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c9km. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dgx5p06, us6000c9km. 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 15.52 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:32:19 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:32 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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