A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 18 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (11 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:08:34 / 1:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02012f3q1k. Id of event: ak02012f3q1k. Exact location, longitude -177.8777° West, latitude 51.8548° North, depth = 0.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 23:08:34 / January 23, 2020 @ 11:08 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.9 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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