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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Tanaga Volcano in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.8443S, -177.978WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 11 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (7 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:02:52 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 20:02:52 / January 23, 2020 @ 8:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -177.978 West, latitude 51.8443 North, depth = 5.8 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.8 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: ak02012da6xa. Ids that are associated to the event: av62128321, ak02012da6xa.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -177.978° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.8443° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-23 20:02:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-07 20:39:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 121 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,av,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak02012da6xa Id of event.
Event Code 02012da6xa An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,av62128321,ak02012da6xa, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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