A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 199 km W of Adak, Alaska (124 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 06:10:32 / January 16, 2021 @ 6:10 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak021qk8d6w. Unique identifier: ak021qk8d6w. The epicenter was at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:10:32 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.5296 West, latitude 51.7687 North, depth = 25 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 199 km W of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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