A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 222 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (138 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 17:13:24 / December 6, 2020 @ 5:13 pm. Exact location, longitude -149.3821° West, latitude 56.3848° North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:13:24 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020fo8gjvx. Id of event: ak020fo8gjvx. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 222 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska.
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