A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 86 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (53 miles). Exact location, longitude -136.6917° West, latitude 59.7888° North, depth = 0 km. Id of earthquake: ak16179463. Event ids that are associated: ak16179463. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:22:19 / 3:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/06/17 / 2017-06-09 23:22:19 / June 9, 2017 @ 11:22 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 86 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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