A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 54 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (34 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 18:56:56 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13.2 km, -179.8284° West, 51.0719° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.2 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 06:56:56 / January 26, 2020 @ 6:56 am. Event id: ak020173vqvy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020173vqvy.
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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 54 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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