A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km SW of Adak, Alaska (50 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/08/18 / 2018-08-05 02:28:25 / August 5, 2018 @ 2:28 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -177.3787° West, latitude 51.2974° North, depth = 39.6 km. Event id: ak20006892. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20006892. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.6 km (25 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:28:25 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 81 km SW of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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