A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Redoubt Volcano in Alaska on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 01:22:33 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/01/16 / 2016-01-09 10:22:33 / January 9, 2016 @ 10:22 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 95.2 km (59 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12454335. Id of event: ak12454335. Exact location of event, depth 95.2 km, -152.6158° West, 60.2585° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalifornsky (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km SSE of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska.
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