A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 266 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (165 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -157.9812° West, latitude 53.4433° North, depth = 20.1 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:32:48 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 15:32:48 / July 30, 2020 @ 3:32 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209qv21gd. Id of event: ak0209qv21gd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.1 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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