A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 68 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (42 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -136.4283 West, latitude 59.6957 North, depth = 7.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16289017. Id of event: ak16289017. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 04:55:12 / July 8, 2017 @ 4:55 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.9 km (5 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:55:12 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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