A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 21 km SE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (13 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.25 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 07:40:33 / February 28, 2020 @ 7:40 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000860v. Unique identifier: us6000860v. The temblor was detected at 21:40:33 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.8932 West, latitude 51.7696 North, depth = 15.25 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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