A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.4754 West, latitude 56.0839 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:46:34 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000ajka. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0208gbr8ci, us7000ajka. Global time and date of event 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 01:46:34 / July 2, 2020 @ 1:46 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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