A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 251 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (156 miles) on Sunday. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:56:10 / 12:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000d80w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d80w. Global time and date of event 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 12:56:10 / January 3, 2021 @ 12:56 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -179.8678 West, latitude 50.8721 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 251 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.
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