A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 53 km S of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska (33 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -152.8752° West, latitude 60.0056° North, depth = 117.3 km. Event id: ak16450442. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16450442. Global time and date of event 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 22:38:47 / August 5, 2017 @ 10:38 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 13:38:47 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 117.3 km (73 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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