A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 63 km SE of Adak, Alaska (39 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:27:16 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 25.5 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/16 / 2016-11-17 10:27:16 / November 17, 2016 @ 10:27 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak14362492. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14362492. Exact location of earthquake, -176.0454° West, 51.4571° North, depth 25.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 63 km SE of Adak, Alaska.
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