A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (53 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us10008pc6. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15906374, us10008pc6. Global time and date of event 04/05/17 / 2017-05-04 16:33:32 / May 4, 2017 @ 4:33 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 08:33:32 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.15 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, depth 3.15 km, -136.6829° West, 59.7799° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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