A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 87 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (54 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 15:24:42 / May 5, 2017 @ 3:24 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 07:24:42 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -136.7226° West, latitude 59.7901° North, depth = 7.39 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.39 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15923665, us10008psz. Unique identifier: us10008psz.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days two hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 87 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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