A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 55 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (34 miles). Unique identifier: ak0201c0fdqn. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0201c0fdqn. The temblor was picked up at 15:09:42 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 03:09:42 / January 29, 2020 @ 3:09 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -179.8477° West, latitude 51.0774° North, depth = 13.2 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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