A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 51 km SE of Adak, Alaska (32 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 17:42:46 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.5 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -176.0862° West, latitude 51.5818° North, depth = 40.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/19 / 2019-09-24 05:42:46 / September 24, 2019 @ 5:42 am. Event id: ak019c9npxl9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019c9npxl9.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-six 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 51 km SE of Adak, Alaska.
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