A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 95 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (59 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -175.3632 West, latitude 51.5789 North, depth = 30.92 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 02:56:25 / February 17, 2016 @ 2:56 am. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:56:25 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004ql3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12844456, us10004ql3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.92 km (19 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 95 km ESE of Adak, Alaska.
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