A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 91 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (57 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -136.7681° West, 59.8286° North, depth 4.8 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: ak15933654. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15933654. The temblor was picked up at 19:13:34 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 03:13:34 / May 6, 2017 @ 3:13 am.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ninety-five, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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