A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km NW of Skagway, Alaska (53 miles) on Sunday. Event id: ak16337572. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16337572. Exact location of earthquake, -136.5342° West, 59.9222° North, depth 11.2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.2 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/07/17 / 2017-07-16 10:23:38 / July 16, 2017 @ 10:23 am UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:23:38 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 85 km NW of Skagway, Alaska.
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