A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (69 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.4 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000b9rf. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0209loqdfn, us6000b9rf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 02:37:20 / July 27, 2020 @ 2:37 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:37:20 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -160.4372° West, latitude 54.3341° North, depth = 32.4 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days one hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 111 km S of Sand Point, Alaska.
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