A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 79 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (49 miles) on Monday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:26:42 / 6:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.6043 West, latitude 59.7525 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16020511, us10008rl2. Id of event: us10008rl2. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 14:26:42 / May 1, 2017 @ 2:26 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 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 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 79 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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