A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 235 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (146 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.4 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:17:47 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 01:17:47 / December 27, 2020 @ 1:17 am. Id of earthquake: ak020gmp8t6v. Event ids that are associated: ak020gmp8t6v. Exact location of event, longitude -162.2414 West, latitude 52.8584 North, depth = 41.4 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 235 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska.
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