A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 120 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (75 miles). Unique identifier: us2000a5um. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16353348, us2000a5um. Exact location, longitude -161.3825° West, latitude 54.3833° North, depth = 13.3 km. The temblor was reported at 14:21:03 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 01:21:03 / July 19, 2017 @ 1:21 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.3 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 120 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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