A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 36 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (22 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 68.55 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020573pygw, us70009cxi. Unique identifier: us70009cxi. Exact location of earthquake, -176.7712° West, 51.5564° North, depth 68.55 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/04/20 / 2020-04-22 13:42:48 / April 22, 2020 @ 1:42 pm. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:42:48 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 36 km SSW of Adak, Alaska.
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