A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 74 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (46 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:31:20 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/05/17 / 2017-05-03 07:31:20 / May 3, 2017 @ 7:31 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Event id: ak15884825. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15884825. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.5294 West, latitude 59.7261 North, depth = 8 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days seventy, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days eighty-one 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 74 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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