A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 38 km S of Adak, Alaska (24 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.6874 West, latitude 51.5255 North, depth = 37 km. Unique identifier: ak02093pz8fi. Ids that are associated to the event: ak02093pz8fi. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:07:40 / 4:07 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 16:07:40 / July 16, 2020 @ 4:07 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-six 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: 38 km S of Adak, Alaska.
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