A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 52 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (32 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.66 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:39:43 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000bi3x. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020a0vw7mz, us6000bi3x. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.3469 West, latitude 54.8734 North, depth = 28.66 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 21:39:43 / August 5, 2020 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 52 km S of Sand Point, Alaska.
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