A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 115 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (71 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:05:57 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020dgwzz9j, us6000c9kb. Unique identifier: us6000c9kb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 27.45 km (17 miles). Global time and date of event 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:05:57 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -159.6338° West, latitude 54.4314° North, depth = 27.45 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 115 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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