A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 72 km ENE of Adak, Alaska (45 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 152.65 km (95 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cquw. Unique identifier: us6000cquw. Global time and date of event 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 21:20:23 / November 18, 2020 @ 9:20 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:20:23 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -175.7144 West, latitude 52.2029 North, depth = 152.65 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 72 km ENE of Adak, Alaska.
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