A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 80 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (50 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.91 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:59:38 / 9:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -161.002 West, latitude 54.6741 North, depth = 28.91 km. Id of earthquake: us6000bbzn. Event ids that are associated: ak0209pb91v8, us6000bbzn. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 21:59:38 / July 29, 2020 @ 9:59 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 80 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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