A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 50 km W of Adak, Alaska (31 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.25 km (11 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:24:04 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/07/20 / 2020-07-15 09:24:04 / July 15, 2020 @ 9:24 am. Exact location of earthquake, -177.3586° West, 51.8235° North, depth 18.25 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02091ydf97, us7000ants. Id of event: us7000ants.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 50 km W of Adak, Alaska.
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