A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 83 km SW of Sand Point, Alaska (52 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:56:31 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70009f6q. Event ids that are associated: ak0205inyx6g, us70009f6q. Exact location of earthquake, -161.3272° West, 54.7518° North, depth 29.79 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.79 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 12:56:31 / April 29, 2020 @ 12:56 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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