A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 60 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (37 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15687631, us10008h0u. Id of event: us10008h0u. Exact location of earthquake, -176.4408° West, 51.3502° North, depth 50.7 km. Global time and date of event 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 02:38:17 / April 5, 2017 @ 2:38 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.7 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:38:17 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 60 km SSE of Adak, Alaska.
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