A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 181 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (112 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.9432° West, latitude 51.118° North, depth = 29.74 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.74 km (18 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000bfw7. Event ids that are associated: ak0209u8itzf, us6000bfw7. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:34:18 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 19:34:18 / August 1, 2020 @ 7:34 pm.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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