A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 58 km SE of Adak, Alaska (36 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/03/16 / 2016-03-22 06:13:42 / March 22, 2016 @ 6:13 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak13040810. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13040810. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.1216 West, latitude 51.4762 North, depth = 31.2 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:13:42 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.2 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 58 km SE of Adak, Alaska.
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