A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 48 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (30 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Nikolski in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/20 / 2020-12-01 16:22:43 / December 1, 2020 @ 4:22 pm. Unique identifier: at00qko5hv. Ids that are associated to the event: at00qko5hv. The 6.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:22:43 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -168.194 West, latitude 52.777 North, depth = 37 km.
There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 48 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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