A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 97 km SW of Atka, Alaska (60 miles). Exact location, longitude -175.2059° West, latitude 51.5823° North, depth = 35 km. Event id: us70007lpl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02015okrw7, us70007lpl. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 20:39:32 / January 25, 2020 @ 8:39 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:39:32 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 97 km SW of Atka, Alaska.
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