A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 71 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (44 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 04:44:50 / January 7, 2020 @ 4:44 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.97 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020bnep1p, us70006z8x. Unique identifier: us70006z8x. The temblor was picked up at 17:44:50 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -160.4828 West, latitude 54.4342 North, depth = 21.97 km.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 71 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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