A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 117 km SSW of False Pass, Alaska (73 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 41.32 km (26 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 02:50:31 / December 20, 2019 @ 2:50 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006nwl. Id of event: us70006nwl. The temblor was reported at 15:50:31 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 41.32 km, -164.0039° West, 53.8565° North.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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