A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 43 km NNW of Valdez, Alaska (27 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.8 km (12 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 10:37:29 / October 29, 2019 @ 10:37 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -146.5527 West, latitude 61.5046 North, depth = 18.8 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:37:29 / 1:37 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019dvmh4zy. Id of event: ak019dvmh4zy.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 43 km NNW of Valdez, Alaska.
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