A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 87 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (54 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.2 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -136.7586° West, 59.7387° North, depth 1.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15887896, us10008nuq. Unique identifier: us10008nuq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/05/17 / 2017-05-03 14:01:10 / May 3, 2017 @ 2:01 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:01:10 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-three and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 87 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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