A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 52 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (32 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.3 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak0201745ql5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0201745ql5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 07:03:18 / January 26, 2020 @ 7:03 am. Exact location of event, depth 5.3 km, -179.8171° West, 51.0995° North. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:03:18 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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