Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 35 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 24 July 2020 at 03:07 (GMT) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake Gulf of Alaska, 31 mi east of Simeonof Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, 22 July 2020 06:12 GMT, which had occurred 1 day 21 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Gulf of Alaska, 35 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 24 July 2020 at 03:07 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 39 km depth

24 Jul 03:13 UTC: First to report: USGS after 6 minutes.
Jul 24 03:25: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 22.0 to 38.9 km.
Date & time: 24 Jul 2020 03:07:08 UTC -
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 38.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.8383°N / 160.6905°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dana (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (35 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SSE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) E of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) ENE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 mi) ENE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
6200 km (3853 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
6200 km (3853 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SW of Shumagin s Island --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) W of Chernabura Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.039 km56 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (USA)USGS
M 5.133 kmAlaska Peninsula (USA)GFZ
M 5.051 kmAlaska Peninsula (USA)EMSC
M 5.044 kmAlaska Peninsula (USA)GeoAu
M 5.741 kmAlaska Peninsula (USA)BMKG

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106.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
1 km from the epicenter / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : A window broke and a painting fell. Also my bookshelf fell. A house nearby fell and the people inside got hurt
Colquitt ga / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I woke up and realized. I was dreaming
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