A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Redoubt Volcano in Alaska. The temblor was picked up at 11:54:06 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5.3 km, -152.6648° West, 60.5913° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/03/17 / 2017-03-25 20:54:06 / March 25, 2017 @ 8:54 pm. Event id: ak15639595. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15639595. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.3 km (3 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalifornsky, Kenai (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 12 km NNE of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska.
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