A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 56 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (35 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.2 km (14 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209h2expa. Id of event: ak0209h2expa. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 23:02:21 / July 24, 2020 @ 11:02 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.3233 West, latitude 54.8385 North, depth = 22.2 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:02:21 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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