A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 65 km S of Adak, Alaska (40 miles). Global time and date of event 26/01/17 / 2017-01-26 08:47:40 / January 26, 2017 @ 8:47 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15164186, us20008ftc. Unique identifier: us20008ftc. The epicenter was at a depth of 37.1 km (23 miles). Exact location of event, depth 37.1 km, -176.664° West, 51.2897° North. The temblor was detected at 20:47:40 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 65 km S of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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