A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 85 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (53 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15856609, us10008ml0. Unique identifier: us10008ml0. Exact location, longitude -136.7419° West, latitude 59.7215° North, depth = 11.23 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:36:19 / 8:36 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 16:36:19 / May 1, 2017 @ 4:36 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.23 km (7 miles).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 85 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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