A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 48 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (30 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -176.7756° West, latitude 51.4462° North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 18:42:04 / December 4, 2020 @ 6:42 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 18:42:04 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020fky5go2, us7000crvk. Id of event: us7000crvk.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 48 km SSW of Adak, Alaska.
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