A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 119 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (74 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -161.4061 West, latitude 54.4 North, depth = 10.5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:21:04 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak16353348. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16353348. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 01:21:04 / July 19, 2017 @ 1:21 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.5 km (7 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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