A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 185 km W of Attu Station, Alaska (115 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 69 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Attu Station in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 06:47:07 / December 9, 2020 @ 6:47 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00ql286j. Id of event: at00ql286j. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:47:07 / 6:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 170.468° East, latitude 52.638° North, depth = 69 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 185 km W of Attu Station, Alaska.
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