A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 19 km WNW of Sand Point, Alaska (12 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -160.803 West, latitude 55.374 North, depth = 71.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.9 km (45 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:10:44 / 7:10 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006mvs. Event ids that are associated: us10006mvs. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/08/16 / 2016-08-24 03:10:44 / August 24, 2016 @ 3:10 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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