A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 114 km SSW of False Pass, Alaska (71 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -163.957° West, 53.8734° North, depth 48.12 km. The temblor was detected at 11:58:00 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020furauca, us7000cpxf. Unique identifier: us7000cpxf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.12 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/12/20 / 2020-12-10 11:58:00 / December 10, 2020 @ 11:58 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 114 km SSW of False Pass, Alaska.
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