A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 86 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (53 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.8 km (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15854993. Unique identifier: ak15854993. Global time and date of event 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 14:56:35 / May 1, 2017 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 0.8 km, -136.6976° West, 59.7919° North. The temblor was picked up at 06:56:35 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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