A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 79 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (49 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.52 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 10:23:08 / 10:23 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 10:23:08 / July 22, 2020 @ 10:23 am. Event id: us7000at1b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209djq32v, us7000at1b. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.1316 West, latitude 54.6516 North, depth = 12.52 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-four, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days seventy-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 79 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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