A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 86 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (53 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 13:56:37 / May 1, 2017 @ 1:56 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15854179, us10008rku. Id of event: us10008rku. The temblor was detected at 05:56:37 / 5:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.1 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -136.7179 West, latitude 59.7689 North, depth = 6.1 km.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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