A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 56 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (35 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.0842° West, 51.4462° North, depth 36.3 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:38:14 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.3 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 07/03/20 / 2020-03-07 19:38:14 / March 7, 2020 @ 7:38 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ak020334jnx8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020334jnx8.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 56 km SSW of Adak, Alaska.
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