A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 27 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (17 miles) on Wednesday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:39:14 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60007fa3. Event ids that are associated: av62127276, ak0201255z2f, us60007fa3. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 06:39:14 / January 23, 2020 @ 6:39 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -177.7803° West, latitude 51.7829° North, depth = 10 km.
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 sixteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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