A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 57 km E of Yakutat, Alaska (35 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/17 / 2017-05-27 04:40:07 / May 27, 2017 @ 4:40 am. Exact location of earthquake, -138.7107° West, 59.6144° North, depth 2.8 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:40:07 / 7:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16131408, us10008vnw. Id of event: us10008vnw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.8 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km E of Yakutat, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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