A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 88 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (55 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.53 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -136.7007° West, 59.8355° North, depth 7.53 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 14:37:29 / May 1, 2017 @ 2:37 pm. Event id: us10008rl8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16020521, us10008rl8. The temblor was detected at 06:37:29 / 6:37 am (local time epicenter).
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 fifty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 88 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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