A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 22 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (14 miles). Exact location of event, depth 52.86 km, -176.4824° West, 51.7078° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:00:12 / 4:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.86 km (33 miles). Global time and date of event 21/04/16 / 2016-04-21 01:00:12 / April 21, 2016 @ 1:00 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us10005c05. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13488881, us10005c05.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 22 km SSE of Adak, Alaska.
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