A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 28 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (17 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 21:56:55 / January 23, 2020 @ 9:56 pm. The temblor was detected at 11:56:55 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.17 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: av62128356. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: av62128356. Exact location of event, longitude -177.7268333 West, latitude 51.8501667 North, depth = 3.17 km.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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