A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 113 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (70 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: ak0209p22hfp. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0209p22hfp. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.4 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:17:07 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 06:17:07 / July 29, 2020 @ 6:17 am. Exact location of event, depth 15.4 km, -160.9827° West, 54.3573° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 113 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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