A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 12 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (7 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 74.67 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ag71. Id of event: us2000ag71. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 14:56:30 / September 3, 2017 @ 2:56 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -176.4946 West, latitude 51.8331 North, depth = 74.67 km. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:56:30 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 12 km ESE of Adak, Alaska.
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