A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 142 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (88 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -172.179 West, latitude 51.9073 North, depth = 35 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:21:51 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 09:21:51 / December 8, 2020 @ 9:21 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020fretjys, us7000crgy. Unique identifier: us7000crgy.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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