A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 62 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (39 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.9 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/20 / 2020-09-16 14:57:23 / September 16, 2020 @ 2:57 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -176.3434° West, 51.3412° North, depth 17.9 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020by8ekht. Unique identifier: ak020by8ekht. The temblor was detected at 14:57:23 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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