A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 18 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (11 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:16:42 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.8712 West, latitude 51.8559 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: av62127206, ak02012513s0, us60007e15. Id of event: us60007e15. Global time and date of event 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 06:16:42 / January 23, 2020 @ 6:16 am UTC/GMT.
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 thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventeen, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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