A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 119 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (74 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -169.4766 West, latitude 51.9288 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000d2q3. Event ids that are associated: ak020ghrb0hn, us6000d2q3. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 02:30:49 / December 24, 2020 @ 2:30 am. The temblor was picked up at 02:30:49 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 119 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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