A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 73 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (45 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -136.5411° West, latitude 59.665° North, depth = 8.72 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:41:13 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008mht. Event ids that are associated: ak15854957, us10008mht. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 14:41:13 / May 1, 2017 @ 2:41 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.72 km (5 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 73 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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