A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 72 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (45 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 07:58:08 / January 26, 2020 @ 7:58 am. Exact location, longitude -179.9788° West, latitude 50.9179° North, depth = 27.14 km. Event id: us70007jxc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020174hi70, us70007jxc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.14 km (17 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:58:08 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 72 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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