A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 68 km S of Adak, Alaska (42 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/17 / 2017-01-26 08:47:40 / January 26, 2017 @ 8:47 am. Id of earthquake: ak15164186. Event ids that are associated: ak15164186. Exact location, longitude -176.6509° West, latitude 51.2601° North, depth = 33.9 km. The temblor was detected at 20:47:40 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.9 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km S of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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