A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 83 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (52 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 18:17:20 / July 8, 2017 @ 6:17 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 10:17:20 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16298581. Id of event: ak16298581. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.5941 West, latitude 59.8413 North, depth = 0 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 83 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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