A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Redoubt Volcano in Alaska. The temblor was detected at 07:57:51 / 7:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/15 / 2015-10-22 15:57:51 / October 22, 2015 @ 3:57 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 50 km (31 miles). Exact location of event, depth 50 km, -152.6458° West, 60.5805° North. Event id: ak11745867. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11745867.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalifornsky, Kenai. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km NNE of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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