A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 159 km SSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (99 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 20:49:02 / January 22, 2020 @ 8:49 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak02010q0tz5. Ids that are associated to the event: ak02010q0tz5. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.7 km (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -160.2793° West, 53.4178° North, depth 21.7 km. The temblor was reported at 09:49:02 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 159 km SSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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