A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 15 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (9 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.9 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak02012erivw. Ids that are associated to the event: ak02012erivw. The temblor was reported at 12:51:33 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 22:51:33 / January 23, 2020 @ 10:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -177.9226° West, 51.8456° North, depth 2.9 km.
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 fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 15 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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