A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 84 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (52 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.5651 West, latitude 59.868 North, depth = 0 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15930026. Unique identifier: ak15930026. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Global time and date of event 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 22:47:54 / May 5, 2017 @ 10:47 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 14:47:54 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days ninety-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 84 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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