A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 70 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (43 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16191624. Id of event: ak16191624. Exact location of event, longitude -136.4253 West, latitude 59.7454 North, depth = 7.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.9 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:39:57 / 7:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 15:39:57 / June 16, 2017 @ 3:39 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 70 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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