A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 49 km SE of Nikolski, Alaska (30 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020gd0fti7. Id of event: ak020gd0fti7. The temblor was detected at 15:31:55 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.1 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -168.2616 West, latitude 52.6833 North, depth = 23.1 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 15:31:55 / December 21, 2020 @ 3:31 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 49 km SE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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