A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 222 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (138 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 10:53:39 / 10:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 47.2 km, -171.1657° West, 51.516° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 10:53:39 / December 20, 2020 @ 10:53 am. Id of earthquake: ak020gba2496. Event ids that are associated: ak020gba2496. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.2 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 222 km ESE of Atka, Alaska.
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