A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 236 km ESE of Chiniak, Alaska (147 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -148.8356 West, latitude 56.6117 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:49:42 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 05:49:42 / July 2, 2020 @ 5:49 am. Unique identifier: us7000ajk5. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0208ge5qxc, us7000ajk5.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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