A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (40 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -179.9083 West, latitude 50.9632 North, depth = 13.1 km. The temblor was detected at 09:13:24 / 9:13 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02017cjyjh. Id of event: ak02017cjyjh. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.1 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 21:13:24 / January 26, 2020 @ 9:13 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-seven, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 65 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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