A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 43 km S of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska (27 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.3 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -152.756° West, latitude 60.0921° North, depth = 119.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/12/16 / 2016-12-30 03:19:48 / December 30, 2016 @ 3:19 am. Event id: ak14844291. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14844291. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:19:48 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 43 km S of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska.
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