A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 83 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (52 miles) on Monday. Event id: us10008mt6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15860930, us10008mt6. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 21:52:54 / May 1, 2017 @ 9:52 pm. The temblor was reported at 13:52:54 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.22 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -136.6124 West, latitude 59.8194 North, depth = 11.22 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 83 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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