A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 132 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (82 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 21:41:01 / December 19, 2020 @ 9:41 pm. Exact location of event, depth 28.3 km, -170.3988° West, 52.2086° North. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:41:01 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.3 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020g9szqzn. Unique identifier: ak020g9szqzn.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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