A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 47 km SW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (29 miles) on Friday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:51:17 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/19 / 2019-01-11 21:51:17 / January 11, 2019 @ 9:51 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019ijpwlc, us2000j5ax. Id of event: us2000j5ax. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 81.25 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -178.549° West, 51.5393° North, depth 81.25 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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