A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 147 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (91 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.8 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 23:09:39 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/10/20 / 2020-10-08 23:09:39 / October 8, 2020 @ 11:09 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020cyrauja. Id of event: ak020cyrauja. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.6205 West, latitude 51.4009 North, depth = 5.8 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 147 km WSW of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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