A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 79 km SE of Adak, Alaska (49 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020920rnqb. Id of event: ak020920rnqb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.5 km (25 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/20 / 2020-07-15 13:26:37 / July 15, 2020 @ 1:26 pm. The temblor was detected at 13:26:37 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -175.7184° West, latitude 51.4443° North, depth = 40.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 79 km SE of Adak, Alaska.
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