A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 43 km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (27 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 21/09/19 / 2019-09-21 01:55:38 / September 21, 2019 @ 1:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:55:38 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.9123 West, latitude 51.5171 North, depth = 63.93 km. Event id: us70005v55. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019c4msxbg, us70005v55. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.93 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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