A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 59 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (37 miles). Id of earthquake: us70007l0e. Event ids that are associated: ak02018se56x, us70007l0e. The temblor was detected at 20:20:08 / 8:20 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 08:20:08 / January 27, 2020 @ 8:20 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -179.8075° West, latitude 50.9645° North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days one hundred and six and in the last 365 days two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 59 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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