A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 135 km SW of Adak, Alaska (84 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 16/12/20 / 2020-12-16 19:22:49 / December 16, 2020 @ 7:22 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:22:49 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.24 km (19 miles). Unique identifier: us6000d20d. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020g4t2vi8, us6000d20d. Exact location of earthquake, -178.2099° West, 51.1618° North, depth 30.24 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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