A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 155 km ESE of Chiniak, Alaska (96 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -149.7719 West, latitude 57.2833 North, depth = 20 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20 km (12 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 15:34:00 / December 23, 2020 @ 3:34 pm. Event id: ak020ggbiy0e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020ggbiy0e. The temblor was detected at 15:34:00 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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