A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 21 km ENE of Adak, Alaska (13 miles). Global time and date of event 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 12:20:04 / February 15, 2016 @ 12:20 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 76.82 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:20:04 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10004swf. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12822287, us10004swf. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.3808 West, latitude 51.9744 North, depth = 76.82 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 21 km ENE of Adak, Alaska.
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