A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 91 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (57 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:43:11 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16020525, us10008rlb. Unique identifier: us10008rlb. Global time and date of event 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 14:43:11 / May 1, 2017 @ 2:43 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -136.7744° West, latitude 59.8069° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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