A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km SE of King Cove, Alaska (72 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -161.0327 West, latitude 54.3241 North, depth = 8.43 km. The temblor was detected at 21:23:49 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak0209sm42gk, us6000be5r. Unique identifier: us6000be5r. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.43 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 31/07/20 / 2020-07-31 21:23:49 / July 31, 2020 @ 9:23 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, in the past 30 days one hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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