A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 21 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (13 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/04/16 / 2016-04-21 01:00:12 / April 21, 2016 @ 1:00 am. The temblor was picked up at 16:00:12 / 4:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.5 km (34 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak13488881. Unique identifier: ak13488881. Exact location of event, depth 54.5 km, -176.4908° West, 51.7156° North.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 21 km SSE of Adak, Alaska.
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