A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 19 km NE of Valdez, Alaska (12 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Valdez in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.9 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15430681, at00om7r95, us100086ms. Unique identifier: ak15430681. The temblor was picked up at 15:41:31 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -146.1102 West, latitude 61.265 North, depth = 22.9 km. Global time and date of event 03/03/17 / 2017-03-03 00:41:31 / March 3, 2017 @ 12:41 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. 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: 19 km NE of Valdez, Alaska.
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