A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 28 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (17 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.8 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak02012e7im0. Event ids that are associated: av62128361, ak02012e7im0. The temblor was detected at 11:57:59 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 21:57:59 / January 23, 2020 @ 9:57 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -177.7375° West, 51.829° North, depth 4.8 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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