A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 77 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (48 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/06/17 / 2017-06-07 02:24:10 / June 7, 2017 @ 2:24 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16175654, us20009l1v. Id of event: us20009l1v. Exact location of event, longitude -136.5418 West, latitude 59.7704 North, depth = 4.48 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:24:10 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.48 km (3 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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