A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes south of Alaska (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:35:51 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20 km (12 miles). Exact location, longitude -150.638° West, latitude 53.742° North, depth = 20 km. Id of earthquake: at00qko63r. Event ids that are associated: at00qko63r. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/12/20 / 2020-12-01 16:35:51 / December 1, 2020 @ 4:35 pm.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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