A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 73 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (45 miles) on Monday. Event id: ak15991462. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15991462. Exact location of event, depth 8.9 km, -136.4991° West, 59.7242° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 18:52:22 / May 8, 2017 @ 6:52 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.9 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:52:22 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days one hundred and three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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