A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was reported 18 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (11 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.33 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, depth 7.33 km, -177.8856667° West, 51.829° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 06:16:43 / January 23, 2020 @ 6:16 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: av62127206. Unique identifier: av62127206. The temblor was detected at 20:16:43 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 18 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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