A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 191 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (119 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.71 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 14:07:41 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020a91821g, us7000bdqh. Id of event: us7000bdqh. Global time and date of event 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 14:07:41 / August 10, 2020 @ 2:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -179.0186° West, latitude 51.0083° North, depth = 17.71 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 191 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.
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