A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 72 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (45 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 17:37:53 / 5:37 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak16107625. Event ids that are associated: ak16107625. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.4865 West, latitude 59.712 North, depth = 6.4 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/05/17 / 2017-05-23 01:37:53 / May 23, 2017 @ 1:37 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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