A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 49 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska (30 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -166.8973° West, 53.4839° North, depth 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019gb5kige, us70006st5. Unique identifier: us70006st5. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 03:00:03 / December 21, 2019 @ 3:00 am. The temblor was picked up at 18:00:03 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 49 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska.
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