A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 70 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (43 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15685260. Id of event: ak15685260. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.5 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -176.3564° West, latitude 51.279° North, depth = 18.5 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:46:19 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 22:46:19 / April 4, 2017 @ 10:46 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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