A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 21 km SW of Valdez, Alaska (13 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.5 km (10 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 17:34:48 / September 9, 2018 @ 5:34 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -146.6448° West, 61.0026° North, depth 15.5 km. Unique identifier: ak20248584. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20248584. The temblor was reported at 08:34:48 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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