A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 81 km S of Unalaska, Alaska (50 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -166.6509° West, latitude 53.1405° North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was detected at 13:15:32 / 1:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 00:15:32 / January 26, 2020 @ 12:15 am. Event id: us70007qcp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0201702b4c, us70007qcp.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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