Small magnitude 3.5 earthquake 30 miles north of Valdez, Alaska, United States
Fri, 10 Sep 2021, 01:3701:37 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 occurred in the afternoon on Thursday, September 9th, 2021, at 5:26 pm local time near Valdez, Valdez-Cordova, Alaska, USA, as reported by the United States Geological Survey.
3.5 quake 9 Sep 5:26 pm (GMT -8)
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a shallow depth of 10.3 miles. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.5 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Valdez (pop. 3,900) located 30 miles from the epicenter.
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Date & time: Sep 9, 2021 5:26 pm (GMT -8) local time (10 Sep 2021 01:26 GMT)
Depth: 16.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 61.56°N / 146.52°W (Valdez-Cordova, Alaska, United States)
Primary data source: USGS
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