A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 35 km S of Nikolski, Alaska (22 miles). Event id: us6000d5ke. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020geeyd92, us6000d5ke. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 00:16:17 / December 22, 2020 @ 12:16 am. Exact location of event, longitude -168.906 West, latitude 52.6221 North, depth = 51.01 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:16:17 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 51.01 km (32 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km S of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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