A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 119 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (74 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 23:59:12 / December 6, 2020 @ 11:59 pm. Event id: us7000cnqs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cnqs. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:59:12 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.86 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.7125 West, latitude 54.3631 North, depth = 28.86 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days seventy-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 119 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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