A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (51 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 17:53:36 / August 8, 2020 @ 5:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -161.1544 West, latitude 54.7014 North, depth = 4.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.3 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 17:53:36 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak020a5s7i1x. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020a5s7i1x.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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