A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 56 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (35 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 18:29:15 / August 29, 2018 @ 6:29 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.71 km (33 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000h9hw. Event ids that are associated: us2000h9hw. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:29:15 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.3275 West, latitude 51.4201 North, depth = 52.71 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 56 km SSE of Adak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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