A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 95 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (59 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 04:51:37 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -136.7625° West, latitude 59.9165° North, depth = 6.26 km. Id of earthquake: us10008rk6. Event ids that are associated: ak16020440, us10008rk6. Global time and date of event 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 12:51:37 / May 1, 2017 @ 12:51 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.26 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 95 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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