A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 82 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (51 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:04:04 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 15:04:04 / May 1, 2017 @ 3:04 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -136.5954 West, latitude 59.8158 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us10008rll. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16020544, us10008rll. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 82 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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