A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 18 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (11 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.7 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 16:56:58 / January 23, 2020 @ 4:56 pm. Exact location, longitude -177.8712° West, latitude 51.8576° North, depth = 6.7 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:56:58 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: av62128216, ak02012b7z2q. Unique identifier: ak02012b7z2q.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-nine, 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 fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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 E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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