A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 40 km ESE of Skagway, Alaska (25 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 18:35:19 / August 25, 2017 @ 6:35 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -134.6455 West, latitude 59.3213 North, depth = 0.5 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:35:19 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0.5 km (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16671156. Unique identifier: ak16671156.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km ESE of Skagway, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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