A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 128 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (80 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28 km (17 miles). Unique identifier: ak020df4e4bq. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020df4e4bq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 12:54:02 / October 18, 2020 @ 12:54 pm. Exact location, longitude -178.2309° West, latitude 51.2812° North, depth = 28 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:54:02 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
How would you describe the shaking?
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: 128 km WSW of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.