A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 36 km WNW of Valdez, Alaska (22 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 11.6 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, depth 11.6 km, -146.9305° West, 61.2967° North. Unique identifier: ak15338607. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15338607. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 15:14:21 / February 22, 2017 @ 3:14 pm. The temblor was detected at 06:14:21 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, 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 has occurred nearby. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 36 km WNW of Valdez, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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