A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 30 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 08:53:38 / January 23, 2020 @ 8:53 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70007l5m. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020126fw3u, us70007l5m. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:53:38 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.7101° West, latitude 51.8246° North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-six, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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