A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 68 km NE of Adak, Alaska (42 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 144.5 km (90 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0202mbq14d. Id of event: ak0202mbq14d. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:51:07 / 5:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -175.9014 West, latitude 52.2801 North, depth = 144.5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 03:51:07 / February 26, 2020 @ 3:51 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 68 km NE of Adak, Alaska.
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