A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 160 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (99 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:59:14 / 10:59 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.02 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000cst3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020gbh8h6s, us7000cst3. Exact location of event, longitude -170.4227 West, latitude 51.858 North, depth = 40.02 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 22:59:14 / December 20, 2020 @ 10:59 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 160 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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