A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 90 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (56 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/17 / 2017-05-15 05:16:04 / May 15, 2017 @ 5:16 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:16:04 / 9:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16034619. Id of event: ak16034619. Exact location of event, depth 1.1 km, -136.7307° West, 59.8448° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.1 km (1 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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