A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 93 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (58 miles). Exact location of event, depth 7.83 km, -136.7788° West, 59.8426° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.83 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:52:02 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/05/17 / 2017-05-04 16:52:02 / May 4, 2017 @ 4:52 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10008pcd. Event ids that are associated: ak15906378, us10008pcd.
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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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