A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 107 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (66 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.955 West, latitude 54.4243 North, depth = 37.33 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000c9lf. Event ids that are associated: us6000c9lf. The 5.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:45:28 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.33 km (23 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:45:28 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:45 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 ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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