A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 58 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (36 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.62 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 09:49:38 / January 29, 2020 @ 9:49 am. The temblor was reported at 21:49:38 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0201c48jpb, us70007kwa. Id of event: us70007kwa. Exact location, longitude -179.8466° West, latitude 51.0249° North, depth = 16.62 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 58 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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