A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 77 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (48 miles) on Monday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:56:45 / 8:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 16:56:45 / May 1, 2017 @ 4:56 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15856717, us10008mln. Id of event: us10008mln. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.45 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -136.5342° West, 59.7817° North, depth 5.45 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 77 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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