A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 140 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (87 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 04:06:50 / October 20, 2020 @ 4:06 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:06:50 / 4:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.9 km (22 miles). Event id: ak020diaf5rz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020diaf5rz. Exact location of event, longitude -159.6189 West, latitude 54.1786 North, depth = 35.9 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and seventy-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and seventy-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and eighty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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