A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 20 km SE of Adak, Alaska (12 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/03/16 / 2016-03-26 22:36:41 / March 26, 2016 @ 10:36 pm. Unique identifier: us20005ejg. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13096306, us20005ejg. The temblor was reported at 13:36:41 / 1:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.9 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.4894 West, latitude 51.7273 North, depth = 47.9 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km SE of Adak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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