A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 52 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (32 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37 km (23 miles). Global time and date of event 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 16:26:15 / August 20, 2018 @ 4:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -176.3775° West, 51.4421° North, depth 37 km. Unique identifier: ak20124634. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20124634. The temblor was reported at 04:26:15 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. 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: 52 km SSE of Adak, Alaska.
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