A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 90 km SW of Atka, Alaska (56 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020gjkvsrr. Id of event: ak020gjkvsrr. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:45:06 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -175.256° West, latitude 51.7049° North, depth = 37 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 12:45:06 / December 25, 2020 @ 12:45 pm UTC/GMT.
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 five, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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