A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Kodiak in Alaska on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45 km (28 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:43:49 / 5:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -152.6242° West, latitude 58.2812° North, depth = 45 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/12/16 / 2016-12-20 02:43:49 / December 20, 2016 @ 2:43 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak14772264. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14772264.
The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodiak. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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