A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 34 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (21 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 14:02:01 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak0201p6w9th. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0201p6w9th. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.5 km, -178.3977° West, 51.6198° North. Global time and date of event 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 00:02:01 / February 6, 2020 @ 12:02 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 34 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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