A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 77 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (48 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 9.17 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 15:39:55 / June 16, 2017 @ 3:39 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:39:55 / 7:39 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16191624, us20009n07. Id of event: us20009n07. Exact location, longitude -136.6402° West, latitude 59.6489° North, depth = 9.17 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 77 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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