A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 39 km NW of Valdez, Alaska (24 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 19.9 km (12 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 02:13:14 / May 7, 2017 @ 2:13 am. Exact location of earthquake, -146.7745° West, 61.4182° North, depth 19.9 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:13:14 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak15949686. Event ids that are associated: ak15949686.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 39 km NW of Valdez, Alaska.
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