A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 81 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (50 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:54:57 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -136.6607° West, latitude 59.7145° North, depth = 5.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15854991. Unique identifier: ak15854991. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.3 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 14:54:57 / May 1, 2017 @ 2:54 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 thirty-nine, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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