A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 218 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (135 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020gba2496, us7000csqu. Id of event: us7000csqu. The temblor was picked up at 10:53:36 / 10:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -171.1762 West, latitude 51.5876 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 10:53:36 / December 20, 2020 @ 10:53 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 218 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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