A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 103 km S of McCarthy, Alaska (64 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/12/20 / 2020-12-16 04:24:52 / December 16, 2020 @ 4:24 am. Exact location of event, depth 3.5 km, -142.6508° West, 60.5105° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.5 km (2 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020g4k5t1k. Id of event: ak020g4k5t1k. The temblor was reported at 04:24:52 / 4:24 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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