A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 179 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (111 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 10:05:04 / December 7, 2020 @ 10:05 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.85 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000cpuy. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cpuy. Exact location of event, depth 33.85 km, -170.9818° West, 51.9796° North. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:05:04 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter).
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 eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 179 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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