A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 58 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (36 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -179.8832 West, latitude 51.0642 North, depth = 12.5 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:40:20 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 06:40:20 / January 26, 2020 @ 6:40 am. Event id: ak020173s8m2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020173s8m2. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.5 km (8 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-seven, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 58 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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