A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 128 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (80 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 04:07:07 / October 20, 2020 @ 4:07 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c9u7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c9u7, ak020diafbfb. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.78 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:07:07 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -159.6651° West, 54.2886° North, depth 13.78 km.
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 fifty, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
Did you feel it?
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: 128 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.