A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 49 km S of Adak, Alaska (30 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 30.9 km, -176.7661° West, 51.4353° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.9 km (19 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:40:52 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/12/20 / 2020-12-16 16:40:52 / December 16, 2020 @ 4:40 pm. Event id: ak020g4refsz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020g4refsz.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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