A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 20 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (12 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 06:03:41 / January 23, 2020 @ 6:03 am UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:03:41 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.8541667° West, latitude 51.8555° North, depth = 10.08 km. Unique identifier: av62127176. Ids that are associated to the event: av62127176. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.08 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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