A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 64 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (40 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 15:15:08 / April 4, 2017 @ 3:15 pm. Id of earthquake: us10008fli. Event ids that are associated: ak15680301, us10008fli. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -176.4355 West, latitude 51.3146 North, depth = 35 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:15:08 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 64 km SSE of Adak, Alaska.
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