A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 82 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (51 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:54:55 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008mi2. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15854991, us10008mi2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.07 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -136.6852° West, latitude 59.7239° North, depth = 10.07 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 14:54:55 / May 1, 2017 @ 2:54 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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