A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 90 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (56 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:10:41 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 00:10:41 / December 19, 2020 @ 12:10 am. Id of earthquake: us7000csam. Event ids that are associated: at00qlk8hv, ak020g9gb39x, us7000csam. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.7445 West, latitude 54.6439 North, depth = 32.67 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.67 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Sand Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 90 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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