A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 87 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (54 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.6837 West, latitude 59.8299 North, depth = 5.5 km. The temblor was detected at 04:59:20 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15853463. Unique identifier: ak15853463. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 12:59:20 / May 1, 2017 @ 12:59 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 87 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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