A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 60 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (37 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.1 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak02010nk6ts. Event ids that are associated: ak02010nk6ts. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 16:35:53 / January 22, 2020 @ 4:35 pm. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:35:53 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.8357 West, latitude 50.9747 North, depth = 3.1 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 60 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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