A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 90 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (56 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:24:15 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 05:24:15 / July 21, 2017 @ 5:24 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20009ytq. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009ytq, ak16357105. Exact location of event, depth 1.37 km, -136.72° West, 59.8502° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.37 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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