A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 20 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (12 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.9 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 4.9 km, -177.8485° West, 51.8496° North. Id of earthquake: ak020129ax2m. Event ids that are associated: av62128031, ak020129ax2m. The temblor was picked up at 03:34:09 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 13:34:09 / January 23, 2020 @ 1:34 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 20 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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