A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 97 km S of Adak, Alaska (60 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 21:13:12 / May 8, 2017 @ 9:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -176.8063° West, 51.0075° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:13:12 / 9:13 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008upf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15995869, us10008upf.
Each 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 thirty-six, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 97 km S of Adak, Alaska.
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