A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 19 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (12 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:07:11 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/17 / 2017-01-23 22:07:11 / January 23, 2017 @ 10:07 pm. Event id: ak15139142. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15139142. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.4 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.867° West, latitude 51.8505° North, depth = 9.4 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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