A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 29 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (18 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:02:41 / 4:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak020129pkht. Ids that are associated to the event: av62128071, ak020129pkht. Exact location, longitude -177.7196° West, latitude 51.8303° North, depth = 6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 14:02:41 / January 23, 2020 @ 2:02 pm UTC/GMT.
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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 29 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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