A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 121 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska (75 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.01 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000b61t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209p568x0, us6000b61t. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -158.8599 West, latitude 54.7767 North, depth = 20.01 km. The temblor was reported at 11:38:48 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 11:38:48 / July 29, 2020 @ 11:38 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 121 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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