A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 92 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (57 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 11:34:56 / August 7, 2020 @ 11:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -161.0968° West, latitude 54.5838° North, depth = 6.9 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.9 km (4 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:34:56 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak020a40zj80. Event ids that are associated: ak020a40zj80.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven 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.
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