A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 89 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (55 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -136.7667 West, latitude 59.7714 North, depth = 1.6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.6 km (1 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:47:01 / 1:47 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000clyf. Event ids that are associated: ak18136254, us2000clyf. Global time and date of event 20/01/18 / 2018-01-20 21:47:01 / January 20, 2018 @ 9:47 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 89 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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