A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 133 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (83 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 31.1 km, -159.6722° West, 54.2389° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 04:07:08 / October 20, 2020 @ 4:07 am. Event id: ak020diafbfb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020diafbfb. 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 31.1 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:07:08 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days sixty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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