A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 212 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (132 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Sand Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:49:26 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 83 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/12/20 / 2020-12-16 05:49:26 / December 16, 2020 @ 5:49 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: at00qlf46e. Event ids that are associated: at00qlf46e. Exact location of event, longitude -160.02 West, latitude 53.445 North, depth = 83 km.
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 six, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 212 km S of Sand Point, Alaska.
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