A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 77 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (48 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:32:43 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 3.75 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -136.5403° West, 59.7756° North, depth 3.75 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 14:32:43 / May 8, 2017 @ 2:32 pm. Unique identifier: us10008qgr. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15986979, us10008qgr.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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