A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 47 km SW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska (29 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -153.3022 West, latitude 60.1606 North, depth = 162.2 km. Unique identifier: ak16750778. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16750778. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 162.2 km (101 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 20:56:45 / September 1, 2017 @ 8:56 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:56:45 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 47 km SW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska.
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