A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 61 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (38 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 08:53:14 / August 3, 2020 @ 8:53 am. Unique identifier: ak0209xd5tl3. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0209xd5tl3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.5 km (12 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:53:14 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -160.0247° West, latitude 54.8564° North, depth = 19.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-seven 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 61 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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