A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 92 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (57 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:37:14 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qihry1, us6000c9x9. Id of event: us6000c9x9. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.3 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 08:37:14 / October 20, 2020 @ 8:37 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sand Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -159.6909° West, latitude 54.6484° North, depth = 33.3 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 92 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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