A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 61 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (38 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.8555 West, latitude 50.9774 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020173s8m2, us70007qcy. Unique identifier: us70007qcy. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 06:40:18 / January 26, 2020 @ 6:40 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:40:18 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-four, in the last 10 days eighty-eight, in the past 30 days ninety-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 61 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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