A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 50 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (31 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: ak020173u8ui. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020173u8ui. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.7919 West, latitude 51.1217 North, depth = 7.2 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:49:39 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 06:49:39 / January 26, 2020 @ 6:49 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.2 km (4 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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