A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 24 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (15 miles). Id of earthquake: us70007l57. Event ids that are associated: ak020124nxy8, us70007l57. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 05:55:03 / January 23, 2020 @ 5:55 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 19:55:03 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.7957 West, latitude 51.8185 North, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and six, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 24 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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