A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 10 km ENE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (6 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 102 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:12:08 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/19 / 2019-02-20 03:12:08 / February 20, 2019 @ 3:12 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak0192ce9l8k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0192ce9l8k. Exact location, longitude -178.002° West, latitude 51.9174° North, depth = 102 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 10 km ENE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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