A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 84 km SW of Adak, Alaska (52 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:28:25 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20006892, us1000g6ju. Unique identifier: us1000g6ju. Exact location of event, depth 40.02 km, -177.3699° West, 51.2672° North. Global time and date of event 05/08/18 / 2018-08-05 02:28:25 / August 5, 2018 @ 2:28 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.02 km (25 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 84 km SW of Adak, Alaska.
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