A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km NE of Cold Bay, Alaska (51 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us70006wra. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019grt7jxj, us70006wra. The temblor was detected at 01:16:53 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -161.7719 West, latitude 55.6987 North, depth = 155 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/12/19 / 2019-12-31 10:16:53 / December 31, 2019 @ 10:16 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 155 km (96 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 82 km NE of Cold Bay, Alaska.
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