A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 36 km E of Nikolski, Alaska (22 miles) on Tuesday. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:20:43 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.97 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -168.3149° West, latitude 52.912° North, depth = 46.97 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 06:20:43 / December 15, 2020 @ 6:20 am. Unique identifier: us7000cs66. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cs66.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 36 km E of Nikolski, Alaska.
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