A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 82 km NW of Skagway, Alaska (51 miles). Unique identifier: ak019ddf2z58. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019ddf2z58. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.8 km (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.512 West, latitude 59.8894 North, depth = 0.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 09:56:37 / October 18, 2019 @ 9:56 am. The temblor was detected at 01:56:37 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 82 km NW of Skagway, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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