A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km W of Valdez, Alaska (42 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: ak0205uf5zqm. Event ids that are associated: ak0205uf5zqm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.4 km (5 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:37:07 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -147.6092° West, 61.1323° North, depth 8.4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 23:37:07 / May 6, 2020 @ 11:37 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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