A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 58 km N of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska (36 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 02:28:14 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 115 km (71 miles). Exact location, longitude -152.6184° West, latitude 61.0061° North, depth = 115 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 11:28:14 / February 5, 2016 @ 11:28 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak12700024. Event ids that are associated: ak12700024.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-one 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 58 km N of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska.
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