A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 64 km WSW of Valdez, Alaska (40 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.5 km (7 miles). Global time and date of event 26/05/17 / 2017-05-26 20:02:33 / May 26, 2017 @ 8:02 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:02:33 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16131117. Id of event: ak16131117. Exact location of earthquake, -147.4747° West, 60.9483° North, depth 10.5 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km WSW of Valdez, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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