A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 80 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (50 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:19:27 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 06:19:27 / April 5, 2017 @ 6:19 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.7 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 24.7 km, -176.2631° West, 51.203° North. Unique identifier: ak15689138. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15689138.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 80 km SSE of Adak, Alaska.
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