A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 151 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (94 miles) on Thursday. Event id: us6000c81m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020cyrauja, us6000c81m. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/10/20 / 2020-10-08 23:09:38 / October 8, 2020 @ 11:09 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:09:38 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.6256 West, latitude 51.3127 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 151 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.
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