A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 38 km NNW of Valdez, Alaska (24 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.1 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -146.5522° West, latitude 61.4587° North, depth = 17.1 km. Global time and date of event 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 06:27:09 / April 20, 2017 @ 6:27 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak15794549. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15794549. The temblor was picked up at 21:27:09 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 38 km NNW of Valdez, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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