A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 10 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (6 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 6.8 km, -177.9969° West, 51.8472° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.8 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak020126py14. Event ids that are associated: ak020126py14. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:00:28 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 09:00:28 / January 23, 2020 @ 9:00 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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