A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 56 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (35 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23 km (14 miles). Exact location of event, depth 23 km, -176.3729° West, 51.4034° North. Event id: ak15316008. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15316008. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/17 / 2017-02-20 19:32:47 / February 20, 2017 @ 7:32 pm. The temblor was detected at 07:32:47 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 56 km SSE of Adak, Alaska.
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