A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 28 km WNW of Valdez, Alaska (17 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.1 km (10 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:05:38 / 3:05 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 00:05:38 / February 15, 2017 @ 12:05 am. Exact location, longitude -146.8252° West, latitude 61.2385° North, depth = 16.1 km. Id of earthquake: ak15269319. Event ids that are associated: ak15269319.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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