A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 163 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (101 miles). Global time and date of event 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 22:59:13 / December 20, 2020 @ 10:59 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:59:13 / 10:59 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak020gbh8h6s. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020gbh8h6s. The epicenter was at a depth of 40.8 km (25 miles). Exact location, longitude -170.3591° West, latitude 51.7925° North, depth = 40.8 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 163 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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