A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (39 miles) on Tuesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:51:37 / 5:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/09/19 / 2019-09-18 05:51:37 / September 18, 2019 @ 5:51 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.3 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak019bzqjrav. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019bzqjrav. Exact location, longitude -177.6885° West, latitude 51.3874° North, depth = 41.3 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 two, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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