A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 48 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (30 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.28 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.4134 West, latitude 51.4713 North, depth = 38.28 km. Id of earthquake: us2000h55p. Event ids that are associated: ak20124634, us2000h55p. The temblor was detected at 04:26:16 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 16:26:16 / August 20, 2018 @ 4:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five 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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