A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 156 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (97 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us7000cpkw. Event ids that are associated: ak020ft8yb1h, us7000cpkw. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.5917° West, 50.5995° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 20:29:13 / December 9, 2020 @ 8:29 pm. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:29:13 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 156 km SSW of Adak, Alaska.
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