A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 94 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (58 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.27 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.7744 West, latitude 59.8709 North, depth = 4.27 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/10/17 / 2017-10-06 07:19:36 / October 6, 2017 @ 7:19 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000b1v1. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16989976, us2000b1v1. The temblor was reported at 23:19:36 / 11:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 94 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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