A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 65 km E of Atka, Alaska (40 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -173.2452° West, 52.1449° North, depth 97.7 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 97.7 km (61 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 02:56:01 / December 23, 2020 @ 2:56 am. The temblor was picked up at 02:56:01 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak020gg3x0dj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020gg3x0dj.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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