A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 10 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.9981° West, 51.8416° North, depth 6.4 km. All ids that are associated to the event: av62127726, ak020127cg4i. Unique identifier: ak020127cg4i. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:05:27 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 10:05:27 / January 23, 2020 @ 10:05 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-four, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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