A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 64 km SW of Sand Point, Alaska (40 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:40:40 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 65.22 km (41 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000a7xe. Event ids that are associated: ak16490057, us2000a7xe. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 20:40:40 / August 9, 2017 @ 8:40 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -161.3231 West, latitude 54.9974 North, depth = 65.22 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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