A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 92 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (57 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:38:17 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000a5u2. Event ids that are associated: ak16474873, us2000a5u2. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 04:38:17 / August 8, 2017 @ 4:38 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -136.7615° West, 59.844° North.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 92 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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