A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 20 km SE of Adak, Alaska (12 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.9 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/03/16 / 2016-03-26 22:36:41 / March 26, 2016 @ 10:36 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13096306. Id of event: ak13096306. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:36:41 / 1:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 47.9 km, -176.4894° West, 51.7273° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 20 km SE of Adak, Alaska.
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