A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 49 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (30 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/12/20 / 2020-12-16 16:40:52 / December 16, 2020 @ 4:40 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.92 km (26 miles). Unique identifier: us6000d20a. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020g4refsz, us6000d20a. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:40:52 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -176.7752° West, 51.4383° North, depth 41.92 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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