A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 52 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (32 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020174b2u0. Id of event: ak020174b2u0. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -179.7972° West, 51.084° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 07:28:26 / January 26, 2020 @ 7:28 am. The temblor was detected at 19:28:26 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-seven, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days ninety-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 52 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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