A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 74 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (46 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/06/17 / 2017-06-06 04:05:44 / June 6, 2017 @ 4:05 am. Exact location of event, longitude -136.5365 West, latitude 59.6972 North, depth = 7.97 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.97 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:05:44 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009kv8. Event ids that are associated: ak16174989, us20009kv8.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 74 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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