A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 17 km ENE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (11 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.9015 West, latitude 51.9203 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 07:13:39 / January 23, 2020 @ 7:13 am. Id of earthquake: us70007l4t. Event ids that are associated: av62127361, ak020125lvub, us70007l4t. The temblor was detected at 21:13:39 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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