A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 54 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (34 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:39:15 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 21:39:15 / January 27, 2020 @ 9:39 pm. Id of earthquake: ak0201908v3c. Event ids that are associated: ak0201908v3c. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.8 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, depth 8.8 km, -179.779° West, 51.012° North.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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