A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 45 km N of Valdez, Alaska (28 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.7 km (12 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019cynrs8t. Id of event: ak019cynrs8t. The temblor was picked up at 08:16:55 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 18.7 km, -146.4554° West, 61.5357° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 17:16:55 / October 9, 2019 @ 5:16 pm UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km N of Valdez, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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