A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 117 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (73 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:43:36 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:43 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.1 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:43:36 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak020dgx89k0. Event ids that are associated: ak020dgx89k0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -159.6545° West, latitude 54.3991° North, depth = 25.1 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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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