A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 53 km WNW of Valdez, Alaska (33 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -147.275° West, 61.3947° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 16:55:19 / January 14, 2020 @ 4:55 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020nfdmg2, us70006zpv. Unique identifier: ak020nfdmg2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 07:55:19 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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: 53 km WNW of Valdez, Alaska.
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