A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 89 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (55 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 02:23:35 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.35 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -136.7554° West, latitude 59.7909° North, depth = 1.35 km. Unique identifier: us20009wr7. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16337572, us20009wr7. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/07/17 / 2017-07-16 10:23:35 / July 16, 2017 @ 10:23 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 89 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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