A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 89 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (55 miles). Exact location of event, depth 9.13 km, -136.6777° West, 59.8626° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.13 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:29:01 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 14:29:01 / May 1, 2017 @ 2:29 pm. Id of earthquake: us10008rl3. Event ids that are associated: ak16020513, us10008rl3.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 89 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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