A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 53 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (33 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -160.3202 West, latitude 54.8654 North, depth = 16.6 km. Unique identifier: ak0209oz4grg. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0209oz4grg. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.6 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:22:40 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 01:22:40 / July 29, 2020 @ 1:22 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 53 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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