A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 15 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (9 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:47:32 / 3:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.9152 West, latitude 51.8816 North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: us60007nic. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020129drdn, us60007nic. Global time and date of event 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 13:47:32 / January 23, 2020 @ 1:47 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 15 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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