A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 184 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (114 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:21:18 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 21:21:18 / July 16, 2020 @ 9:21 pm. Id of earthquake: ak02093t1ddx. Event ids that are associated: ak02093t1ddx. Exact location of earthquake, -179.0402° West, 51.1711° North, depth 25.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.9 km (16 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 184 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.
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