A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 70 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (43 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.1439 West, latitude 54.7412 North, depth = 19.9 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:33:47 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.9 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 04:33:47 / July 24, 2020 @ 4:33 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0209graerp. Unique identifier: ak0209graerp.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two 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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