A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 21 km NW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -153.0582° West, 60.5985° North, depth 134.9 km. Global time and date of event 23/12/16 / 2016-12-23 18:06:52 / December 23, 2016 @ 6:06 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 09:06:52 / 9:06 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak14780716. Event ids that are associated: ak14780716. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 134.9 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 21 km NW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska.
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