A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 84 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (52 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:50:24 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -136.7055° West, 59.7447° North, depth 0 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 21:50:24 / May 1, 2017 @ 9:50 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Event id: ak15860926. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15860926.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 84 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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