A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 65 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (40 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -175.8115 West, latitude 51.6125 North, depth = 40.71 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:00:28 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/04/16 / 2016-04-08 01:00:28 / April 8, 2016 @ 1:00 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us20005jg2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005jg2, ak13402601. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.71 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 65 km ESE of Adak, Alaska.
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