A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 39 km E of Nikolski, Alaska (24 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -168.2791 West, latitude 52.8794 North, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us6000d7g4. Event ids that are associated: ak020gtdxnsp, us6000d7g4. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:44:19 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 05:44:19 / December 31, 2020 @ 5:44 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 39 km E of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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