A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 78 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (48 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/05/17 / 2017-05-03 00:09:41 / May 3, 2017 @ 12:09 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.6139 West, latitude 59.7173 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us10008nmu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15880807, us10008nmu. The temblor was detected at 16:09:41 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days eighty-one and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 78 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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