A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 71 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (44 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.4416 West, latitude 59.7552 North, depth = 0 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16462773. Id of event: ak16462773. The temblor was detected at 14:49:07 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/08/17 / 2017-08-06 22:49:07 / August 6, 2017 @ 10:49 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 71 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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