A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 81 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (50 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.6011 West, latitude 59.7815 North, depth = 3.85 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.85 km (2 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:33:05 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16448576, us2000a57b. Unique identifier: us2000a57b. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 18:33:05 / August 5, 2017 @ 6:33 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 81 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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