A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 55 km W of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska (34 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 12:25:36 / February 15, 2017 @ 12:25 pm. The temblor was reported at 03:25:36 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 184.9 km (115 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak15271724. Event ids that are associated: ak15271724. Exact location of earthquake, -153.7449° West, 60.3984° North, depth 184.9 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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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: 55 km W of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska.
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