A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 53 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (33 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.9 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.3225 West, latitude 54.8637 North, depth = 14.9 km. Global time and date of event 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 14:22:28 / July 26, 2020 @ 2:22 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:22:28 / 2:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209k8912a. Id of event: ak0209k8912a.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and eleven, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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