A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 58 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (36 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 21:39:14 / January 27, 2020 @ 9:39 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0201908v3c, us70007l1n. Id of event: us70007l1n. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -179.7913° West, 50.9544° North. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:39:14 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 58 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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