A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (51 miles) on Wednesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:17:46 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 19:17:46 / May 31, 2017 @ 7:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -136.5789° West, 59.8363° North, depth 0 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak16150215. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16150215.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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