A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 90 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (56 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -136.7001 West, latitude 59.8671 North, depth = 5.49 km. Global time and date of event 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 14:47:06 / May 1, 2017 @ 2:47 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:47:06 / 6:47 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008mhz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15854971, us10008mhz. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.49 km (3 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 90 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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