A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 88 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (55 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 5.99 km, -136.7165° West, 59.8209° North. The temblor was picked up at 05:10:19 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15853494, us10008mfq. Unique identifier: us10008mfq. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 13:10:19 / May 1, 2017 @ 1:10 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.99 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 88 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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