A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 67 km SW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska (42 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/09/16 / 2016-09-18 04:33:11 / September 18, 2016 @ 4:33 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13998027. Id of event: ak13998027. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:33:11 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 169.2 km, -153.5577° West, 60.0356° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 169.2 km (105 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 67 km SW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska.
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