A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 12 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (7 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -177.9701667° West, 51.8516667° North. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:28:57 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 18:28:57 / January 23, 2020 @ 6:28 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: av62128271. Id of event: av62128271.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighteen, 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 eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 12 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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