A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 48 km N of Valdez, Alaska (30 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.1 km (12 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:37:30 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/11/17 / 2017-11-24 11:37:30 / November 24, 2017 @ 11:37 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak17388592. Unique identifier: ak17388592. Exact location of event, longitude -146.2998 West, latitude 61.562 North, depth = 19.1 km.
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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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