A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 240 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (149 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 23.85 km, -179.9265° West, 51.1895° North. Id of earthquake: us7000d0dd. Event ids that are associated: ak021bnszsh, us7000d0dd. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:11:08 / 5:11 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 05:11:08 / January 7, 2021 @ 5:11 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.85 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 240 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.
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