A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (62 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 01:14:32 / 1:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.9 km (10 miles). Global time and date of event 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 13:14:32 / May 14, 2017 @ 1:14 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16032663. Unique identifier: ak16032663. Exact location of earthquake, -177.042° West, 51.0124° North, depth 15.9 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 100 km SSW of Adak, Alaska.
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