A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 14 km ENE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (9 miles) on Thursday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:51:34 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.18 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 22:51:34 / January 23, 2020 @ 10:51 pm. Id of earthquake: us70007l8s. Event ids that are associated: ak02012erivw, us70007l8s. Exact location, longitude -177.935° West, latitude 51.9261° North, depth = 10.18 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days one hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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