A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 55 km WNW of Nikolski, Alaska (34 miles). Exact location of event, depth 20.49 km, -169.5976° West, 53.1748° North. The temblor was picked up at 17:30:20 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 17:30:20 / December 20, 2020 @ 5:30 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000d3yr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020gbe31ol, us6000d3yr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.49 km (13 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 55 km WNW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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