A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 96 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (60 miles). Global time and date of event 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 16:58:58 / August 29, 2018 @ 4:58 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -176.0684° West, 51.096° North, depth 37.7 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.7 km (23 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:58:58 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20237644. Event ids that are associated: ak20237644.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 96 km SSE of Adak, Alaska.
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