A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 215 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (134 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 09:11:20 / February 19, 2021 @ 9:11 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.3215 West, latitude 50.9093 North, depth = 14.4 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qorquz, ak0212auao7g. Id of event: ak0212auao7g. The temblor was detected at 09:11:20 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Adak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.4 km (9 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 215 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.
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