A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Redoubt Volcano in Alaska. Exact location, longitude -152.5779° West, latitude 60.0659° North, depth = 104.4 km. The temblor was reported at 23:12:16 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13503266. Id of event: ak13503266. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 104.4 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 29/04/16 / 2016-04-29 07:12:16 / April 29, 2016 @ 7:12 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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: 47 km S of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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