A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 21 km ENE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (13 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 23:08:35 / January 23, 2020 @ 11:08 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02012f3q1k, us70007l8u. Id of event: us70007l8u. Exact location, longitude -177.8755° West, latitude 51.9842° North, depth = 5.1 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.1 km (3 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:08:35 / 1:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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