A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 58 km NNW of Sand Point, Alaska (36 miles) on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16823061, us2000alp6. Unique identifier: us2000alp6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 161.07 km (100 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -160.8217 West, latitude 55.8307 North, depth = 161.07 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 19:52:00 / September 5, 2017 @ 7:52 pm. The temblor was detected at 10:52:00 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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