A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 25 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (16 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -177.7723 West, latitude 51.8805 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us70007lpq. Ids that are associated to the event: ak02015pqsbk, us70007lpq. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:35:34 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 22:35:34 / January 25, 2020 @ 10:35 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days one hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 25 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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