A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 71 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (44 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.2 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.3899 East, latitude 51.3142 North, depth = 15.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0201cbdsd5. Unique identifier: ak0201cbdsd5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 21:49:54 / January 29, 2020 @ 9:49 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:49:54 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 71 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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