A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 180 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (112 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 23 km, -178.9607° West, 51.1537° North. The temblor was reported at 14:07:44 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak020a91821g. Event ids that are associated: ak020a91821g. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 14:07:44 / August 10, 2020 @ 2:07 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. 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: 180 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.
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