A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 84 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (52 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us10008msx. Event ids that are associated: ak15860274, us10008msx. The temblor was reported at 13:30:47 / 1:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 21:30:47 / May 1, 2017 @ 9:30 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -136.7363° West, 59.6933° North, depth 6.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.24 km (4 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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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