A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 85 km NW of Skagway, Alaska (53 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -136.5853° West, latitude 59.8807° North, depth = 0 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Event id: ak16377128. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16377128. The temblor was picked up at 20:17:49 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/07/17 / 2017-07-27 04:17:49 / July 27, 2017 @ 4:17 am UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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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