A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 187 km W of Adak, Alaska (116 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:41:49 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.76 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.3453 West, latitude 51.7377 North, depth = 43.76 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 10:41:49 / December 9, 2020 @ 10:41 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020ft32lzq, us7000cr00. Unique identifier: us7000cr00.
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 nine, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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