A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 62 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (39 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:00:28 / 4:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 45.3 km, -175.8213° West, 51.665° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13402601. Id of event: ak13402601. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/04/16 / 2016-04-08 01:00:28 / April 8, 2016 @ 1:00 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.3 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 62 km ESE of Adak, Alaska.
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