A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 38 km ESE of Skagway, Alaska (24 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11729175. Unique identifier: ak11729175. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/15 / 2015-10-03 07:00:27 / October 3, 2015 @ 7:00 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1 km (1 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:00:27 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -134.6901 West, latitude 59.3166 North, depth = 1 km.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km ESE of Skagway, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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