A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 85 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (53 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15910885, us10008pia. Id of event: us10008pia. Exact location of event, depth 5.95 km, -136.7008° West, 59.7585° North. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:40:21 / 3:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.95 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 04/05/17 / 2017-05-04 23:40:21 / May 4, 2017 @ 11:40 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eighty-eight, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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: 85 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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