A 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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