A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 28 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (17 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -177.7385 West, latitude 51.8392 North, depth = 6.9 km. The temblor was reported at 10:51:38 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.9 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 20:51:38 / January 23, 2020 @ 8:51 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02012dkn87. Id of event: ak02012dkn87.
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 fourty-six 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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