A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 29 km WNW of Valdez, Alaska (18 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Valdez in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ak16212769. Event ids that are associated: ak16212769, at00oryg01. Exact location of event, depth 15.2 km, -146.8609° West, 61.2274° North. Global time and date of event 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 15:21:38 / June 22, 2017 @ 3:21 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:21:38 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.2 km (9 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km WNW of Valdez, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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