A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 51 km SE of Nikolski, Alaska (32 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 18:15:49 / December 28, 2020 @ 6:15 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -168.2424 West, latitude 52.6756 North, depth = 25.6 km. Event id: ak020gomw3wx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020gomw3wx. The temblor was reported at 18:15:49 / 6:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 51 km SE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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