A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 56 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (35 miles). Unique identifier: ak020adt9e8o. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020adt9e8o. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:03:08 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/08/20 / 2020-08-13 03:03:08 / August 13, 2020 @ 3:03 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -160.3317° West, latitude 54.8383° North, depth = 19.9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.9 km (12 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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