A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 87 km NW of Skagway, Alaska (54 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15872921. Unique identifier: ak15872921. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:30:24 / 6:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/17 / 2017-05-02 14:30:24 / May 2, 2017 @ 2:30 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.5568 West, latitude 59.9246 North, depth = 0 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 87 km NW of Skagway, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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