A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 39 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (24 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.113 West, latitude 51.6799 North, depth = 18.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.2 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000b9cw. Event ids that are associated: av91106171, us6000b9cw. The temblor was picked up at 11:22:27 / 11:22 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 11:22:27 / August 1, 2020 @ 11:22 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 39 km WSW of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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