A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 223 km SE of Atka, Alaska (139 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/20 / 2020-12-30 12:12:03 / December 30, 2020 @ 12:12 pm. The temblor was detected at 12:12:03 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000d7m4. Event ids that are associated: us6000d7m4. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -171.8807° West, 50.8093° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.
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