A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 86 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (53 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:00:04 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -136.6627 West, latitude 59.8251 North, depth = 6.62 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.62 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10008mfe. Event ids that are associated: ak15853465, us10008mfe. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 13:00:04 / May 1, 2017 @ 1:00 pm UTC/GMT.
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 one hundred and thirty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 86 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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