A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (50 miles) on Sunday. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:28:47 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -176.9842° West, latitude 51.1718° North, depth = 41.51 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.51 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 11:28:47 / May 18, 2020 @ 11:28 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206e2f3wn, us70009mmq. Id of event: us70009mmq.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifteen, 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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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