A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (39 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.9212 West, latitude 51.0169 North, depth = 27.58 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.58 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70007jwy. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020174d19s, us70007jwy. Global time and date of event 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 07:37:22 / January 26, 2020 @ 7:37 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:37:22 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-nine, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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