A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 112 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (70 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:11:40 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 08:11:40 / August 4, 2020 @ 8:11 am. Exact location of event, longitude -160.9769 West, latitude 54.368 North, depth = 4 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: ak0209z0g7xr. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0209z0g7xr.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days eighty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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