A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Redoubt Volcano in Alaska. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16840302. Unique identifier: ak16840302. Global time and date of event 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 08:58:05 / September 17, 2017 @ 8:58 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 100.6 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:58:05 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.1703 West, latitude 60.4769 North, depth = 100.6 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Kenai, Kalifornsky (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 31 km E of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska.
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