A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 22 km N of Perryville, Alaska (14 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 85.1 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 04:46:52 / December 6, 2020 @ 4:46 am. Exact location of event, longitude -159.1264 West, latitude 56.1146 North, depth = 85.1 km. Id of earthquake: ak020fo0x1rc. Event ids that are associated: us7000cnk9, ak020fo0x1rc. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:46:52 / 4:46 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-four 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km N of Perryville, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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