A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 142 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (88 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.7477 West, latitude 54.1295 North, depth = 20.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 17:12:37 / December 26, 2020 @ 5:12 pm. The temblor was picked up at 17:12:37 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000d38i. Event ids that are associated: us6000d38i. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.8 km (13 miles).
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 ten, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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