A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 54 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (34 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.8211° West, 51.0647° North, depth 13.1 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020173wd7i. Id of event: ak020173wd7i. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 06:59:45 / January 26, 2020 @ 6:59 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.1 km (8 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:59:45 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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