A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 288 km W of Adak, Alaska (179 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.2034 East, latitude 51.6525 North, depth = 35 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:23:10 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 22:23:10 / December 27, 2020 @ 10:23 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020gn1s4he, us6000d6j6. Id of event: us6000d6j6.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 288 km W of Adak, Alaska.
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