A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 127 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (79 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cag5, ak020djw8kf4. Id of event: us6000cag5. Exact location of event, depth 19.57 km, -159.6246° West, 54.3055° North. 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 19.57 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 01:17:54 / October 21, 2020 @ 1:17 am. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:17:54 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 127 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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