A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 19 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (12 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -177.8635 West, latitude 51.8494 North, depth = 5.7 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.7 km (4 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:33:58 / 11:33 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 09:33:58 / January 23, 2020 @ 9:33 am. Unique identifier: ak020126x315. Ids that are associated to the event: av62127701, ak020126x315.
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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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