A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 84 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (52 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -136.5576° West, latitude 59.7285° North, depth = 1.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.21 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10008ph0. Event ids that are associated: ak15909765, us10008ph0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/05/17 / 2017-05-04 21:55:38 / May 4, 2017 @ 9:55 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:55:38 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 84 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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