A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 75 km S of King Cove, Alaska (47 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.4 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 21:16:22 / January 24, 2021 @ 9:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35.4 km, -162.0891° West, 54.3948° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak021141hwpr. Id of event: ak021141hwpr. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:16:22 / 9:16 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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