A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 75 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (47 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/09/17 / 2017-09-02 04:27:32 / September 2, 2017 @ 4:27 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 20:27:32 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -136.499° West, 59.7689° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16751092, us2000ae22. Unique identifier: us2000ae22.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 75 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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