A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 29 km WNW of Valdez, Alaska (18 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 23:54:59 / February 14, 2017 @ 11:54 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -146.8302 West, latitude 61.2576 North, depth = 24 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:54:59 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15269307. Id of event: ak15269307. The epicenter was at a depth of 24 km (15 miles).
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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km WNW of Valdez, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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