A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 87 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (54 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.4 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak17172954. Event ids that are associated: ak17172954. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 11:31:08 / November 9, 2017 @ 11:31 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 23:31:08 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.1808 West, latitude 51.1523 North, depth = 41.4 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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