A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 61 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (38 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 09:04:20 / January 26, 2020 @ 9:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -179.9116° West, latitude 51.0472° North, depth = 35 km. Unique identifier: us70007jxf. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007jxf. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:04:20 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 61 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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