A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 124 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (77 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/01/20 / 2020-01-08 19:53:18 / January 8, 2020 @ 7:53 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 07:53:18 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020djxexl, us70006ztv. Unique identifier: us70006ztv. Exact location of event, longitude 178.2716 East, latitude 50.837 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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