A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, northern Yukon Territory, Canada (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -135.611 West, latitude 66.2631 North, depth = 33.8 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:24:07 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16778144. Id of event: ak16778144. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 07:24:07 / September 8, 2017 @ 7:24 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.8 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: northern Yukon Territory, Canada.
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