A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 85 km NW of Skagway, Alaska (53 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -136.5575 West, latitude 59.8974 North, depth = 0 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:39:57 / 4:39 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16727250. Unique identifier: ak16727250. Global time and date of event 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 12:39:57 / August 28, 2017 @ 12:39 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 85 km NW of Skagway, Alaska.
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