A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 16 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (10 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.8 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.9134 West, latitude 51.8543 North, depth = 4.8 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15139145. Id of event: ak15139145. Global time and date of event 23/01/17 / 2017-01-23 22:41:53 / January 23, 2017 @ 10:41 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:41:53 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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