A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 70 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (43 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -136.4472° West, 59.719° North, depth 2.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 18:33:07 / August 5, 2017 @ 6:33 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16448576. Unique identifier: ak16448576. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:33:07 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.9 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 70 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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