A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 88 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (55 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 13:37:32 / July 24, 2020 @ 1:37 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:37:32 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak0209gwo4ef. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209gwo4ef. Exact location, longitude -160.7376° West, latitude 54.555° North, depth = 19.8 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.8 km (12 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-seven, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 88 km S of Sand Point, Alaska.
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