A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 86 km NW of Skagway, Alaska (53 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:04:21 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -136.5574° West, latitude 59.909° North, depth = 0 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/17 / 2017-05-02 06:04:21 / May 2, 2017 @ 6:04 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15868123. Unique identifier: ak15868123.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 86 km NW of Skagway, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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