A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 127 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (79 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/01/20 / 2020-01-08 19:53:19 / January 8, 2020 @ 7:53 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ak020djxexl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020djxexl. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:53:19 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles). Exact location of event, depth 25.6 km, 178.2964° East, 50.8145° North.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 127 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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