A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 118 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (73 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:32:12 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 12:32:12 / October 20, 2020 @ 12:32 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000ca05. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020difc4ap, us6000ca05. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.7947 West, latitude 54.3486 North, depth = 19.18 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.18 km (12 miles).
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 sixty-four, in the last 10 days sixty-four, in the past 30 days seventy-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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