A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 83 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (52 miles). Exact location, longitude -136.6544° West, latitude 59.7706° North, depth = 1.48 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/06/17 / 2017-06-09 23:22:19 / June 9, 2017 @ 11:22 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16179463, us20009lnd. Id of event: us20009lnd. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:22:19 / 3:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.48 km (1 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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