A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 25 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (16 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 17:38:34 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.6 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 03:38:34 / January 24, 2020 @ 3:38 am. Exact location, longitude -177.7694° West, latitude 51.8572° North, depth = 6.6 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: av62128411, ak02013qwulw. Id of event: ak02013qwulw.
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-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 25 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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