A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 72 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (45 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.0356 West, latitude 51.237 North, depth = 31.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18051233. Id of event: ak18051233. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:10:56 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.9 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 14/01/18 / 2018-01-14 17:10:56 / January 14, 2018 @ 5:10 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days seven hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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