A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 61 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (38 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 06:49:37 / January 26, 2020 @ 6:49 am. Event id: us70007jy3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020173u8ui, us70007jy3. The temblor was reported at 18:49:37 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.27 km (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.8644 West, latitude 50.974 North, depth = 21.27 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-five, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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