A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 18 km ENE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (11 miles) on Monday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:38:10 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 14:38:10 / January 27, 2020 @ 2:38 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.8 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -177.8919° West, 51.9468° North, depth 13.8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak02018w2lly, us70007l1i. Unique identifier: us70007l1i.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 18 km ENE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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