A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 23 km NNW of Valdez, Alaska (14 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -146.5846 West, latitude 61.3034 North, depth = 13.2 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20254166. Id of event: ak20254166. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/18 / 2018-09-14 14:05:55 / September 14, 2018 @ 2:05 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:05:55 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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