A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 79 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (49 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16130359, us20009ni0. Id of event: us20009ni0. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:28:25 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1 km (1 miles). Global time and date of event 25/05/17 / 2017-05-25 04:28:25 / May 25, 2017 @ 4:28 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.5882 West, latitude 59.7634 North, depth = 1 km.
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 six, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 79 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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