A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 19 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (12 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 07:00:25 / January 23, 2020 @ 7:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -177.8637° West, latitude 51.8602° North, depth = 5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:00:25 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020125j2nd. Id of event: ak020125j2nd.
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-nine 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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