A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 50 km N of Valdez, Alaska (31 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.3 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:05:11 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 12:05:11 / September 10, 2016 @ 12:05 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -146.4352 West, latitude 61.5779 North, depth = 31.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13928972. Unique identifier: ak13928972.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 50 km N of Valdez, Alaska.
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