A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 86 km WNW of Haines, Alaska (53 miles). Unique identifier: ak16766851. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16766851. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -136.875° West, latitude 59.5037° North, depth = 0 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 02:21:30 / September 5, 2017 @ 2:21 am. The temblor was reported at 18:21:30 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-eight 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 86 km WNW of Haines, Alaska.
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