A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 261 km SW of Yakutat, Alaska (162 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -142.8697° West, 57.8671° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020g9qmj0u, us6000d48l. Id of event: us6000d48l. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 17:43:34 / December 19, 2020 @ 5:43 pm. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:43:34 / 5:43 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 261 km SW of Yakutat, Alaska.
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