A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 13 km ENE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (8 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 05:57:31 / January 23, 2020 @ 5:57 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: av62127161, ak020124ofom, us60007ewu. Unique identifier: us60007ewu. The temblor was detected at 19:57:31 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.951 West, latitude 51.9252 North, depth = 10 km.
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-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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