A earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) strikes 40 km E of Nikolski, Alaska (25 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.25 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/12/20 / 2020-12-01 16:22:42 / December 1, 2020 @ 4:22 pm. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:22:42 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -168.2639 West, latitude 52.9014 North, depth = 39.25 km. Id of earthquake: us7000clnv. Event ids that are associated: at00qko5hv, us7000clnv. A tsunami warning has been issued near Nikolski in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 40 km E of Nikolski, Alaska.
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