A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 53 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (33 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 22:04:06 / August 14, 2020 @ 10:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -160.3145° West, 54.8713° North, depth 17.4 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:04:06 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020afs46nq. Unique identifier: ak020afs46nq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.4 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-seven 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.
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