A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 6 km NNW of Adak, Alaska (4 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.5 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:55:39 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 86.5 km, -176.6638° West, 51.9338° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209vt7k1r. Id of event: ak0209vt7k1r. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 14:55:39 / August 2, 2020 @ 2:55 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 6 km NNW of Adak, Alaska.
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