A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 91 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (57 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:11:39 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.3 km (2 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15974541. Unique identifier: ak15974541. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 00:11:39 / May 8, 2017 @ 12:11 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.7565 West, latitude 59.8289 North, depth = 3.3 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 91 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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