A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.18 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/12/20 / 2020-12-16 20:07:36 / December 16, 2020 @ 8:07 pm. Exact location, longitude 178.221° East, latitude 52.0109° North, depth = 81.18 km. Unique identifier: us6000d20f. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020g4tl760, us6000d20f. The temblor was picked up at 20:07:36 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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