A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 223 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (139 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us7000cp93. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020frdlb5k, us7000cp93. Exact location of event, longitude -149.7049 West, latitude 56.1796 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 07:15:10 / December 8, 2020 @ 7:15 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 07:15:10 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 223 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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