A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 82 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (51 miles). Unique identifier: ak15974548. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15974548. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:16:06 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -136.5783° West, latitude 59.8224° North, depth = 0 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 00:16:06 / May 8, 2017 @ 12:16 am.
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 82 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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