A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 80 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (50 miles). Event id: us10008qdn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15974541, us10008qdn. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.11 km (1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.6471 West, latitude 59.7004 North, depth = 1.11 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 00:11:41 / May 8, 2017 @ 12:11 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 16:11:41 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 80 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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