A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 38 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (24 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 15:19:53 / December 19, 2020 @ 3:19 pm. Id of earthquake: ak020g9pajjn. Event ids that are associated: ak020g9pajjn. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:19:53 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 25.3 km, -168.3412° West, 52.8021° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.3 km (16 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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