A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 90 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (56 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -136.7297° West, latitude 59.8383° North, depth = 5.56 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 14:34:34 / May 1, 2017 @ 2:34 pm. The temblor was reported at 06:34:34 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008rl7. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16020519, us10008rl7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.56 km (3 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
How would you describe the shaking?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 90 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.