A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Redoubt Volcano in Alaska on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.2662 West, latitude 60.2698 North, depth = 84.8 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 84.8 km (53 miles). Global time and date of event 16/03/18 / 2018-03-16 23:23:47 / March 16, 2018 @ 11:23 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 14:23:47 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak18701085. Event ids that are associated: ak18701085.
Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kenai, Kalifornsky. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km SE of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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