A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 49 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (30 miles). Event id: ak0209p6goh5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209p6goh5. The temblor was detected at 13:55:13 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 31.1 km (19 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 13:55:13 / July 29, 2020 @ 1:55 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.3514 West, latitude 54.8987 North, depth = 31.1 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 49 km S of Sand Point, Alaska.
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