A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (53 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008pkn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15915432, us10008pkn. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.7 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, depth 2.7 km, -136.6458° West, 59.8254° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 05:21:30 / May 5, 2017 @ 5:21 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:21:30 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 85 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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