A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 88 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (55 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:17:46 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 9.22 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 19:17:46 / May 31, 2017 @ 7:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.7987 West, latitude 59.6966 North, depth = 9.22 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16150215, us10008wwh. Id of event: us10008wwh.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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