A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (51 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/17 / 2017-05-21 05:34:55 / May 21, 2017 @ 5:34 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:34:55 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.63 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 4.63 km, -136.692° West, 59.6969° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16089984, us10008tzd. Unique identifier: us10008tzd.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 82 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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