A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 48 km N of Valdez, Alaska (30 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -146.4341° West, latitude 61.5676° North, depth = 19 km. The temblor was reported at 09:41:36 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20445780. Id of event: ak20445780. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 18:41:36 / December 5, 2018 @ 6:41 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 48 km N of Valdez, Alaska.
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