A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 74 km SE of Adak, Alaska (46 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.53 km (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.0111 West, latitude 51.3326 North, depth = 19.53 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/20 / 2020-09-16 00:51:47 / September 16, 2020 @ 12:51 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020by019qa, us7000bp69. Unique identifier: us7000bp69. The temblor was detected at 00:51:47 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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