A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 29 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (18 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:53:37 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 08:53:37 / January 23, 2020 @ 8:53 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.725 West, latitude 51.8454 North, depth = 5 km. Id of earthquake: ak020126fw3u. Event ids that are associated: ak020126fw3u.
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 nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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