A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 64 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (40 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/07/17 / 2017-07-05 14:02:06 / July 5, 2017 @ 2:02 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.5 km (23 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:02:06 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16260501, us100096zg. Id of event: us100096zg. Exact location of event, longitude -177.0957 West, latitude 51.3701 North, depth = 37.5 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. 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: 64 km SSW of Adak, Alaska.
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