A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 84 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (52 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 10:39:22 / May 5, 2017 @ 10:39 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -136.6415° West, 59.8187° North, depth 0.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15920088. Id of event: ak15920088. The temblor was reported at 02:39:22 / 2:39 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days ninety-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 84 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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