A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 57 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (35 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -179.8527 West, latitude 51.0494 North, depth = 13 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 12:57:09 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 00:57:09 / January 27, 2020 @ 12:57 am. Event id: ak02018nulve. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02018nulve.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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