A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (41 miles) on Friday. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:52:57 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/11/15 / 2015-11-28 02:52:57 / November 28, 2015 @ 2:52 am. Exact location, longitude -175.8201° West, latitude 51.5789° North, depth = 38.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.2 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak12088973. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12088973.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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