A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 89 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (55 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Sand Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: at00qihry1. Event ids that are associated: at00qihry1. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17 km (11 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:37:13 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6759 West, latitude 54.687 North, depth = 17 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 08:37:13 / October 20, 2020 @ 8:37 am.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-nine, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 89 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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