A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (53 miles) on Tuesday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:16:33 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak0209nfpuh6. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0209nfpuh6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 08:16:33 / July 28, 2020 @ 8:16 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.9 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -161.0785 West, latitude 54.6453 North, depth = 6.9 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 85 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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