A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 93 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (58 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:43:01 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.4 km (18 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 06:43:01 / August 5, 2020 @ 6:43 am. Exact location of earthquake, -159.2916° West, 54.8572° North, depth 28.4 km. Unique identifier: ak020a0mzhbf. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020a0mzhbf.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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