A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 26 km SW of Adak, Alaska (16 miles). Exact location, longitude -176.9631° West, latitude 51.7296° North, depth = 68.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/18 / 2018-07-17 00:35:17 / July 17, 2018 @ 12:35 am. Unique identifier: ak19881055. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19881055. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.3 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:35:17 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 26 km SW of Adak, Alaska.
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