A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 247 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (153 miles) on Tuesday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:20:49 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000an7y. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0208omhb10, us7000an7y. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 03:20:49 / July 7, 2020 @ 3:20 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -160.2844 West, latitude 53.1137 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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