A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 62 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (39 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 14:53:43 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.7 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -177.0384° West, latitude 51.3687° North, depth = 25.7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/18 / 2018-04-12 02:53:43 / April 12, 2018 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak19241324. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19241324.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourty-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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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