A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 33 km NNW of Valdez, Alaska (21 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.3 km (18 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 06:43:53 / June 16, 2017 @ 6:43 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16190517. Unique identifier: ak16190517. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:43:53 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 29.3 km, -146.6655° West, 61.3901° North.
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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