A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 242 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (150 miles) on Tuesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:20:54 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 03:20:54 / July 7, 2020 @ 3:20 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.4 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.3081 West, latitude 53.1639 North, depth = 7.4 km. Id of earthquake: ak0208omhb10. Event ids that are associated: ak0208omhb10.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 242 km S of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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