A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 55 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (34 miles). Id of earthquake: ak02018qs1ok. Event ids that are associated: ak02018qs1ok. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 05:49:04 / January 27, 2020 @ 5:49 am. Exact location of event, depth 12.6 km, -179.8022° West, 51.0256° North. The temblor was detected at 17:49:04 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.6 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 thirty-eight, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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