A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 53 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (33 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.72 km (17 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000bbxg. Event ids that are associated: ak0209p0z1cn, us6000bbxg. Exact location, longitude -160.3298° West, latitude 54.8704° North, depth = 26.72 km. The temblor was reported at 04:33:01 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 04:33:01 / July 29, 2020 @ 4:33 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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