A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 64 km NE of Adak, Alaska (40 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us200080ve. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14715967, us200080ve. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/12/16 / 2016-12-12 12:36:52 / December 12, 2016 @ 12:36 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 206.76 km (128 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 00:36:52 / 12:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -176.0729 West, latitude 52.3314 North, depth = 206.76 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 64 km NE of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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