A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 75 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (47 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:57:02 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -136.591 West, latitude 59.6626 North, depth = 5.83 km. Id of earthquake: us10008q0a. Event ids that are associated: ak15934887, us10008q0a. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 04:57:02 / May 6, 2017 @ 4:57 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.83 km (4 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 75 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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