A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 77 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (48 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 15:55:28 / April 4, 2017 @ 3:55 pm UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:55:28 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.6 km (26 miles). Exact location, longitude -176.3526° West, latitude 51.2068° North, depth = 41.6 km. Id of earthquake: ak15680388. Event ids that are associated: ak15680388.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 77 km SSE of Adak, Alaska.
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