A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 49 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (30 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.94 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0208yj0gx1, us7000aqpa. Id of event: us7000aqpa. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:04:33 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 34.94 km, -176.2901° West, 51.4886° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 02:04:33 / July 13, 2020 @ 2:04 am.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km SSE of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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