A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 63 km W of Valdez, Alaska (39 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 77.8 km (48 miles). Exact location of event, depth 77.8 km, -147.5182° West, 61.0755° North. The temblor was reported at 22:16:59 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 07:16:59 / December 28, 2016 @ 7:16 am. Event id: ak14807390. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14807390.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 63 km W of Valdez, Alaska.
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