A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 25 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (16 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:56:35 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020124o85a, us70007l58. Id of event: us70007l58. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.778° West, 51.8622° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 05:56:35 / January 23, 2020 @ 5:56 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 25 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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