A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 49 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (30 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us1000j90u. Event ids that are associated: ak0191z9q98d, us1000j90u. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3567 West, latitude 51.4588 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:43:58 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 09:43:58 / February 12, 2019 @ 9:43 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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