A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 50 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (31 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 18:58:34 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -160.242 West, latitude 54.9064 North, depth = 29.53 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 18:58:34 / August 2, 2020 @ 6:58 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.53 km (18 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b8ec. Id of event: us6000b8ec.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 five, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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