A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 10 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (6 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.54 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: av62127636. Event ids that are associated: av62127636. Exact location of event, longitude -177.9933333 West, latitude 51.8516667 North, depth = 5.54 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 09:00:29 / January 23, 2020 @ 9:00 am. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:00:29 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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