A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 36 km NW of Valdez, Alaska (22 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -146.8826 West, latitude 61.3309 North, depth = 9.1 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 19:27:00 / January 13, 2016 @ 7:27 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12459160. Unique identifier: ak12459160. The temblor was picked up at 10:27:00 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.1 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 36 km NW of Valdez, Alaska.
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