A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 84 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (52 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15871030. Id of event: ak15871030. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/05/17 / 2017-05-02 12:36:44 / May 2, 2017 @ 12:36 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -136.7043° West, 59.7495° North, depth 0 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:36:44 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-eight, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 84 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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