A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 35 km SW of Atka, Alaska (22 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -174.5997 West, latitude 51.9862 North, depth = 90.78 km. Unique identifier: us6000d7it. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020gq57nxz, us6000d7it. Global time and date of event 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 09:39:36 / December 29, 2020 @ 9:39 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 09:39:36 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 90.78 km (56 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight 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.
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