A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 88 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (55 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.97 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -136.7927 West, latitude 59.712 North, depth = 6.97 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16175524, us20009kz9. Unique identifier: us20009kz9. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:05:32 / 9:05 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/06/17 / 2017-06-06 17:05:32 / June 6, 2017 @ 5:05 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 88 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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