A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska (40 miles) on Tuesday. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:50:57 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 08:50:57 / July 28, 2020 @ 8:50 am. Unique identifier: ak0209nfx6s1. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0209nfx6s1. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.4 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.5307 West, latitude 55.1469 North, depth = 34.4 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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