A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 289 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (180 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us7000crb7. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020g2yzve2, us7000crb7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 08:22:47 / December 15, 2020 @ 8:22 am. Exact location of earthquake, 179.4596° East, 50.977° North, depth 29.45 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.45 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 08:22:47 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 289 km WSW of Adak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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