Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag strikes near Adak in Alaska


Earthquake location 51.5895S, -176.7207WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 32 km S of Adak, Alaska (20 miles). Exact location of event, depth 34.51 km, -176.7207° West, 51.5895° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.51 km (21 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/07/20 / 2020-07-14 21:23:01 / July 14, 2020 @ 9:23 pm. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:23:01 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak02090hyyqa, us6000b5qz. Unique identifier: us6000b5qz.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 32 km S of Adak, Alaska.

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