A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 18 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (11 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:11:26 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 12:11:26 / January 23, 2020 @ 12:11 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -177.8807 West, latitude 51.8351 North, depth = 4.8 km. Id of earthquake: ak020128klmk. Event ids that are associated: av62127926, ak020128klmk.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-four, 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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