A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 120 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (75 miles). Exact location of event, depth 20.04 km, -159.6101° West, 54.3798° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020dgx1su2, us6000cc2q. Unique identifier: us6000cc2q. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.04 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:14:15 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:14:15 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:14 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and ninety-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days five hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 120 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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