A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 85 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (53 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -136.7008 West, latitude 59.7777 North, depth = 0 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 21:52:54 / May 1, 2017 @ 9:52 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:52:54 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak15860930. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15860930.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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