A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Beluga in Alaska. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/07/20 / 2020-07-31 10:47:38 / July 31, 2020 @ 10:47 am. Id of earthquake: ak0209sfpetc. Event ids that are associated: ak0209sfpetc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.8 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -151.1577 West, latitude 61.1938 North, depth = 58.8 km. The temblor was detected at 10:47:38 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sterling, Kenai, Anchorage.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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