A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 105 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (65 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 14:38:14 / May 9, 2017 @ 2:38 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:38:14 / 2:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.0638 West, latitude 50.963 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us10008v62. Event ids that are associated: ak16012804, us10008v62.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-three, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 105 km SSW of Adak, Alaska.
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