A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 250 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (155 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak021bm4e54, us7000d1xp. Id of event: us7000d1xp. The temblor was reported at 02:28:33 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 02:28:33 / January 7, 2021 @ 2:28 am. Exact location of event, longitude -179.9784 West, latitude 51.0334 North, depth = 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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