A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 52 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (32 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 23.2 km, -160.2902° West, 54.8841° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209lyvtf3. Id of event: ak0209lyvtf3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.2 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 19:42:21 / July 27, 2020 @ 7:42 pm. The temblor was picked up at 19:42:21 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 52 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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