A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (63 miles) on Tuesday. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:00:25 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak12531714. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12531714. Exact location of event, depth 25.8 km, -175.2844° West, 51.5619° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.8 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/16 / 2016-01-27 07:00:25 / January 27, 2016 @ 7:00 am.
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 two hundred and twenty-five 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: 101 km ESE of Adak, Alaska.
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