A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 56 km NE of Adak, Alaska (35 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 179 km (111 miles). Global time and date of event 21/04/16 / 2016-04-21 00:26:20 / April 21, 2016 @ 12:26 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak13488742. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13488742. The temblor was picked up at 15:26:20 / 3:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 179 km, -176.0889° West, 52.2448° North.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km NE of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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