A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 260 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (162 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.7456 East, latitude 51.2383 North, depth = 5.36 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 20:38:23 / December 7, 2020 @ 8:38 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020fpxxl11, us7000crd7. Id of event: us7000crd7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.36 km (3 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:38:23 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 260 km WSW of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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