A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 81 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (50 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.3 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 05:16:26 / May 7, 2017 @ 5:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 16.3 km, -175.5046° West, 51.7316° North. Unique identifier: us10008vpu. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15952229, us10008vpu. The temblor was detected at 17:16:26 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 81 km ESE of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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