A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 246 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (153 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 17:15:23 / December 6, 2020 @ 5:15 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.9 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: ak020fo8gz75. Event ids that are associated: ak020fo8gz75. The temblor was detected at 17:15:23 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.2261 West, latitude 56.1614 North, depth = 5.9 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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