A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 199 km S of Adak, Alaska (124 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:17:52 / 3:17 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/12/20 / 2020-12-30 03:17:52 / December 30, 2020 @ 3:17 am. Exact location of event, depth 25.5 km, -176.8398° West, 50.083° North. Unique identifier: ak020grp1tya. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020grp1tya. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.5 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 six and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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