A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 111 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (69 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:39:20 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 14:39:20 / December 8, 2020 @ 2:39 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020frhwidl, us7000crh1. Unique identifier: us7000crh1. Exact location, longitude -170.1058° West, latitude 52.2763° North, depth = 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 111 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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