A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 85 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (53 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 06:33:51 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008mhc. Event ids that are associated: ak15854312, us10008mhc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.86 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 14:33:51 / May 1, 2017 @ 2:33 pm. Exact location of event, depth 4.86 km, -136.7173° West, 59.7465° North.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 85 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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