A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 79 km SSE of Old Iliamna, Alaska (49 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -154.3563 West, latitude 59.094 North, depth = 189.1 km. Global time and date of event 25/02/16 / 2016-02-25 05:30:10 / February 25, 2016 @ 5:30 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 189.1 km (118 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:30:10 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak12879165. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12879165.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 79 km SSE of Old Iliamna, Alaska.
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