A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 129 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (80 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 81.2 km (50 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 00:30:02 / August 14, 2020 @ 12:30 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:30:02 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.4742° West, latitude 51.6597° North, depth = 81.2 km. Event id: ak020aff67u3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020aff67u3.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 129 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.
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