A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 38 km NNW of Valdez, Alaska (24 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004fs1, ak12474368. Unique identifier: ak12474368. Exact location, longitude -146.5328° West, latitude 61.4636° North, depth = 22.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.5 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/16 / 2016-01-20 01:06:06 / January 20, 2016 @ 1:06 am UTC/GMT. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:06:06 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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